3006.000 Aurinia (L.) Desv.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs; vegetative parts generally densely hairy. Leaves simple, entire or dentate. Inflorescence dense, racemose or paniculate. Sepals erect, spreading. Petals entire or emarginate, clawed, yellow. Fruit a circular, ovate or obovate silicula. Seeds 2-16, flattened, mostly narrowly winged.

Worldwide: 7 species, from Central Europe to Turkey.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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saxatilis (L.) Desv.

Other sources of information about Aurinia:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aurinia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aurinia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aurinia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aurinia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Aurinia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aurinia
JSTOR Plant Science: Aurinia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aurinia
Plants of the World Online: Aurinia
Tropicos: Aurinia
Wikipedia: Aurinia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Aurinia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1707, retrieved 9 December 2023

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