FZ.18. Brownleea Lindl.

Linder, H.P. (1981) Taxonomic studies on the Disinae: A revision of the genus Brownleea Lindl. Journal of South African Botany 47(1) 13-48

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Plants erect with leaves scattered on the stem. Infl capitate (galpinii) or spicate. Flowers white to mauve with darker spots. Lateral sepals spreading. Lip minute, entire. Petals united to the dorsal sepal. Spur formed from the dorsal sepal. Anther horizontal.

Worldwide: Zimbabwe and South Africa

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Brownleea maculata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
maculata P.J. CribbMSDescription, Image
parviflora Harv. ex Lindl.MSDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Brownleea
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brownleea
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iNaturalist: Brownleea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brownleea
JSTOR Plant Science: Brownleea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brownleea
Plants of the World Online: Brownleea
Tropicos: Brownleea
Wikipedia: Brownleea

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: Brownleea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=418, retrieved 21 May 2024

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