Spermatophyta: Monocotyledonae

Hemerocallidaceae

Zimudzi, C. & Pope, G.V. (2001) Hemerocallidaceae FZ 12(3)

Description of the family

Perennial herbs or subshrubs. Leaves distichous. Inf. a terminal panicle (in ours). Flowers (in ours) actinomorphic, bisexual, borne on articulated pedicels. Tepals 6, in 2 ± equal whorls of 3. Stamens 6 in two whorls of 3. Ovary superior (in ours), 3-locular. Fruit a berry (in ours). Seeds black, without an aril.

Worldwide: 1 genus and 15 genera from C Europe to E Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

Dianella ensifolia

Links to genera:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this family

GenusContent
Dianella Lam. ex Juss.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Hemerocallidaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Hemerocallidaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Hemerocallidaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hemerocallidaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar


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: Family page: Hemerocallidaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=98, retrieved 19 December 2014

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