Tritonia moggii Oberm.

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Tritonia moggii

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Inhaca Island, Mozambique

Tritonia moggii

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Inhaca Island, Mozambique

Tritonia moggii

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Inhaca Island, Mozambique

Tritonia moggii

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Road from Chicumbane to Zongoene, Xai-Xai district, Gaza province

Tritonia moggii

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Road from Chicumbane to Zongoene, Xai-Xai district, Gaza province

Tritonia moggii

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Road from Chicumbane to Zongoene, Xai-Xai district, Gaza province

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Synonyms: Tritonia sp. cf. laxiflora sensu Mogg
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb to 50 cm. Foliage leaves mostly basal, linear-lanceolate. Stem erect, simple or 1-3-branched. Spike simple, lax. Flowers orange or salmon-pink, zygomorphic; the 3 lower tepals with a yellow basal mark outlined in red; the lowermost or all 3 with a median callus. Perianth tube c. 20 mm long and 1.5-2 times as long as the tepals.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: moggii: named for Mr A.O.D. Mogg who collected extensively on Inhaca Island
Habitat: Sandy coastal plains
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Apr - Jul
Worldwide distribution: Confined to southern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Thursday 5 August 2010
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 71 - 72. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 128.

Goldblatt, P. (1993). Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4) Pages 47 - 49.

Obermeyer, A.A. (1963). A new Haemanthus and a new Tritonia from Southern Africa Kirkia 3 Page 24.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tritonia moggii
African Plant Database: Tritonia moggii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tritonia moggii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tritonia moggii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tritonia moggii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tritonia moggii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tritonia moggii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tritonia moggii
iNaturalist: Tritonia moggii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tritonia moggii
JSTOR Plant Science: Tritonia moggii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tritonia moggii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Tritonia moggii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tritonia moggii
Plants of the World Online: Tritonia moggii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tritonia moggii
Tropicos: Tritonia moggii
Wikipedia: Tritonia moggii


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: Species information: Tritonia moggii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=182060, retrieved 14 December 2019

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