985.000 Bulbine Wolf

Kativu, S. (1996) Asphodelaceae of the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 16(1) 27-53

Description of the genus

Erect perennial herbs. Roots wiry or fusiform. Leaves subterete or flattened, glabrous or ciliate on the margins, ± fleshy. Inflorescence a [?simple], many-flowered raceme. Bracts membranous, persistent. Pedicels not articulated. Flowers bright yellow. Perianth segments free, all 1-nerved. Filaments densely long-hairy. Ovary sessile. Capsule subspherical to oblong-ovoid. Seeds (in ours) pyramidal, sharply 3-angled, sometimes winged.

Worldwide: 50 species in tropical and South Africa with a few in Australia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Bulbine abyssinica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
abyssinica A. Rich.B,N,W,C,E,SC,Lk,WDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Bulbine
Flora of Caprivi: Bulbine
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Bulbine
Flora of Malawi: Bulbine
Flora of Mozambique: Bulbine
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bulbine
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Bulbine

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bulbine
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bulbine
JSTOR Plant Science: Bulbine
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bulbine
Plants of the World Online: Bulbine
Tropicos: Bulbine
Wikipedia: Bulbine

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: Bulbine.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=333, retrieved 21 April 2024

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