1306.000 Tritonia Ker Gawl.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs with spherical corms. Inflorescence an erect or inclined spike. Flowers actinomorphic or zygomorphic, orange, yellow, pink or purple. Tepals united in a perianth tube subequal or c. 2-lipped with the lower three bearing a tooth-like callus. Style 3-branched. Capsules spherical to ellipsoid; seeds numerous per loculus.

Worldwide: 28 species, mostly in South Africa; 2 extending to tropical Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Tritonia moggii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
moggii Oberm.[End]GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tritonia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tritonia
Flora of Zambia: Tritonia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tritonia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tritonia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tritonia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tritonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Tritonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tritonia
JSTOR Plant Science: Tritonia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tritonia
Plants of the World Online: Tritonia
Tropicos: Tritonia
Wikipedia: Tritonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Tritonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1852, retrieved 30 November 2023

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