7482.000 Antirrhinum L. - Snapdragons

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Perennial erect herbs. Leaves opposite below, alternate above. Flowers in terminal racemes. Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla strongly 2-lipped, variously coloured; tube gibbous at base; throat with a projecting palate, which closes the corolla mouth. Stamens 4. Capsule with 2 unequal cells

Worldwide: 20 species in the Mediterranean region

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Other sources of information about Antirrhinum:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Antirrhinum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Antirrhinum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Antirrhinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Antirrhinum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Antirrhinum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Antirrhinum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2118, retrieved 22 October 2014

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