FZ.49. Solenangis Schltr.

Description of the genus

Epiphytic herbs with monopodial growth; stems long, often climbing with roots produced all along the stem. Leaves either present and distichous or 0 (aphylla). Inflorescences axillary. Sepals and petals free, ± similar. Lip usually very small, entire or 3-lobed, spurred at base.

Worldwide: 5 species in the tropics from Africa to the Mascarenes.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Solenangis conica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aphylla (Thouars) Summerh.EDescription, Image
conica (Schltr.) L. Jonss.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Solenangis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Solenangis
Flora of Mozambique: Solenangis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Solenangis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=449, retrieved 29 August 2016

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