FZ.8. Schizochilus Sond.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Leaves borne on the stem, merging into the floral bracts above. Inflorescence usually nodding. Flowers non-resupinate, yellow or white. Lip 3-lobed bearing a single spur. Stigma sessile.

Worldwide: 26 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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sulphureus Schltr.E

Other sources of information about Schizochilus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Schizochilus
Flora of Mozambique: Schizochilus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schizochilus

External websites:

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

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: Schizochilus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=408, retrieved 30 November 2023

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