1190.000 Ammocharis Herb.

Description of the genus

Bulbous herbs with a solid scape. Leaves arranged in two opposite fans. Flowers pink. Involucral bracts 2. Fruit indehiscent.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Ammocharis tinneana

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
baumii (Harms) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.N,W,C
coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.W,SDescription, Image
tinneana (Kotschy & Peyr.) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ammocharis:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Ammocharis
Flora of Zambia: Ammocharis

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Ammocharis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=367, retrieved 1 September 2014

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