FZ.8. Schizochilus Sond.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Leaves borne on the stem, merging into the floral bracts above. Inflorescence usually nodding. Flowers non-resupinate, yellow or white. Lip 3-lobed bearing a single spur. Stigma sessile.

Worldwide: 26 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lepidus Summerh.[NrEnd]MSDescription, Image
sulphureus Schltr.Z

Other sources of information about Schizochilus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Schizochilus
Flora of Zambia: Schizochilus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schizochilus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Schizochilus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=408, retrieved 25 April 2024

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