FZ.18. Brownleea Lindl.

Linder, H.P. (1981) Taxonomic studies on the Disinae: A revision of the genus Brownleea Lindl. Journal of South African Botany 47(1) 13-48

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Plants erect with leaves scattered on the stem. Infl capitate (galpinii) or spicate. Flowers white to mauve with darker spots. Lateral sepals spreading. Lip minute, entire. Petals united to the dorsal sepal. Spur formed from the dorsal sepal. Anther horizontal.

Worldwide: Zimbabwe and South Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Brownleea parviflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
parviflora Harv. ex Lindl.EMcDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Brownleea
Flora of Mozambique: Brownleea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Brownleea

External websites:

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

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: Brownleea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=418, retrieved 24 June 2024

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