1306.000 Tritonia Ker Gawl.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs with spherical corms. Inflorescence an erect or inclined spike. Flowers actinomorphic or zygomorphic, orange, yellow, pink or purple. Tepals united in a perianth tube subequal or c. 2-lipped with the lower three bearing a tooth-like callus. Style 3-branched. Capsules spherical to ellipsoid; seeds numerous per loculus.

Worldwide: 28 species, mostly in South Africa; 2 extending to tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
laxifolia (Klatt) Benth. ex BakerN,EN,E

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Flora of Malawi: Tritonia
Flora of Mozambique: Tritonia

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tritonia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tritonia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tritonia
Wikipedia: Tritonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tritonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tritonia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Tritonia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1852, retrieved 29 January 2023

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