1019.000 Hemerocallis L. - Daylilies

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, clump forming, from a spreading rhizome. Leaves many, basal, sessile, 2-ranked; bases sheathing; lamina long-linear, keeled; apex acuminate. Inflorescence 2 in terminal helicoid cymes, or solitary. Flowers diurnal, slightly irregular, showy; tepals 6, connate basally into a short tube, distinct parts imbricate, spreading. Fruit a capsule, leathery dehiscent. Seeds black, in 2 rows in each valve.

Worldwide: 18 Species in South East Alps, Siberia to temperate East Asia.

Zimbabwe: 0 cultivated taxa.

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Other sources of information about Hemerocallis:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hemerocallis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hemerocallis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hemerocallis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hemerocallis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hemerocallis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Hemerocallis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Hemerocallis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1818, retrieved 24 November 2017

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