Hypoxis villosa L.f.

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Status: Native
corm oblong, 1–1 1/2 in. diam., crowned with a dense ring of bristles; leaves a dozen or more, lanceolate, acuminate, moderately firm in texture, 4–6 in. long, about 1/2 in. broad, more or less densely clothed with appressed hairs; peduncles 1–4, slender, finely pilose, 2–3 in. long; flowers 2–5, corymbose; pedicels 1/2–1 in. long; bracts small, setaceous; perianth-limb 1/3– 1/2 in. long; segments oblong or oblong-lanceolate, yellow, the outer densely hairy on the back; stamens half as long as the perianth-limb; filament about as long as the lanceolate-sagittate anther; ovary turbinate, densely hairy, 1/8 in. long; stigmas concrete; capsule turbinate, densely hairy, 1/4 in. long. null.(Description JSTOR - Kew)
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hypoxis villosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hypoxis villosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hypoxis villosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hypoxis villosa
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iNaturalist: Hypoxis villosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hypoxis villosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Hypoxis villosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hypoxis villosa
Plants of the World Online: Hypoxis villosa
Tropicos: Hypoxis villosa
Wikipedia: Hypoxis villosa

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: Species information: Hypoxis villosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229140, retrieved 8 December 2023

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