465.000 Ficinia Schrad.

Description of the genus

Tufted perennial with horizontal woody rhizomes. Stems scapose. Leaf blade often ligulate. Involucral bracts leaf-like. Inflorescence a lateral or terminal head with up to 25 spikelets. Spikelets have many reddish-brown to black glumes. Nutlet blackish when mature.

Worldwide: 60 species in the tropics and subtropics.

Zambia: 0 taxa.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ficinia
Flora of Malawi: Ficinia
Flora of Mozambique: Ficinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ficinia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficinia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficinia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficinia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficinia
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iNaturalist: Ficinia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficinia
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficinia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficinia
Plants of the World Online: Ficinia
Tropicos: Ficinia
Wikipedia: Ficinia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Ficinia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=274, retrieved 27 May 2024

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