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:

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Flora of Malawi: Tritonia
Flora of Zambia: Tritonia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tritonia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tritonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tritonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tritonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tritonia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Tritonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Tritonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1852, retrieved 19 September 2019

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