Anthericopsis Engl.

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Description of the genus

Perennial, completely glabrous herbs, dormant in the dry season; tubers at the end of thin wiry roots. Leaves spirally arranged, mostly in a basal rosette, sessile. Inflorescences sometimes subsessile at first flowering, eventually long-pedunculate, scapose or subscapose, terminal and axillary, composed of 1 or 2 sessile, contracted, bracteolate cincinni arranged umbel-like at end of scape. Flowers regular, pedicelled. Sepals 3, equal. Petals 3, equal. Fruit a 3-valved capsule.

Worldwide: One species only in East tropical Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Anthericopsis sepalosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Engl.N (other?)Description, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Anthericopsis
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Anthericopsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Anthericopsis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Anthericopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anthericopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Anthericopsis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Anthericopsis

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: Anthericopsis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2464, retrieved 12 November 2019

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