1303.000 Dierama K. Koch - Wandflowers

Description of the genus

Evergreen, perennial herbs, dying back each year, with corms, these coarsely fibrous. Inflorescence composed of spikes in a lax panicle; spikes pendulous, rarely erect (D. plowesii), terminal on wiry, lateral branches. Flowers actinomorphic, campanulate, pink, pendent (apart from D. plowesii). Bracts scarious. Tepals with a short perianth tube. Stamens and style not exserted beyond the tepals. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 44 species from the mountains of E Africa to the Cape

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
longistylum Marais [DD]Mc
parviflorum Marais NN

Other sources of information about Dierama:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dierama
Flora of Mozambique: Dierama
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dierama
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dierama

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Dierama.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=386, retrieved 12 December 2017

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