Anthericopsis Engl.

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Description of the genus

Perennial, completely glabrous herbs, dormant in the dry season; tubers at the end of thin wiry roots. Leaves spirally arranged, mostly in a basal rosette, sessile. Inflorescences sometimes subsessile at first flowering, eventually long-pedunculate, scapose or subscapose, terminal and axillary, composed of 1 or 2 sessile, contracted, bracteolate cincinni arranged umbel-like at end of scape. Flowers regular, pedicelled. Sepals 3, equal. Petals 3, equal. Fruit a 3-valved capsule.

Worldwide: One species only in East tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Anthericopsis sepalosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
sepalosa (C.B. Clarke) Engl.?Description, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Anthericopsis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anthericopsis
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Tropicos: Anthericopsis
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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: Anthericopsis., retrieved 25 September 2023

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