FZ.21. Satyrium Sw.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs, growing from tubers. Leaves ± basal on the flowering stem or on a separate shoot with sheathing leaves along the flowering stem. Inflorescence few to many-flowered; bracts often large and reflexed. Flowers non-resupinate. Petals and sepals similar, often partly united with the lip. Lip forming a hood with broad or narrow mouth, 2-spurred from the base; spurs rarely 0. Column inside the lip; pollinia 2.

Worldwide: Over 100 species, mostly in Africa, with 5 in Madagascar and 2 in Asia.

Zimbabwe: 21 taxa.

Satyrium longicauda

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aberrans Summerh.E
anomalum Schltr.N,C,E,SDescription, Image
breve RolfeC,EDescription, Image
buchananii Schltr.N,W,C,EDescription
chlorocorys RolfeEDescription, Image
compactum Summerh.C,E,S
coriophoroides A. Rich.E
elongatum RolfeC,E
flavum la Croix[NrEnd][VU]E
hallackii Bolus subsp. ocellatum (Bolus) A.V. HallN,C,EDescription, Image
longicauda Lindl.EDescription, Image
macrophyllum Lindl.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
mirum Summerh.[End][VU]E
neglectum Schltr. var. neglectum EDescription, Image
oliganthum Schltr.C,E
paludosum Rchb. f.C,E
riparium Rchb. f.C
sceptrum Schltr.EImage
sphaeranthum Schltr.E
trinerve Lindl.N,W,C,EDescription, Image
volkensii Schltr.EImage

Other sources of information about Satyrium:

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Flora of Malawi: Satyrium
Flora of Mozambique: Satyrium
Flora of Zambia: Satyrium

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Satyrium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=421, retrieved 24 June 2017

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