7482.000 Antirrhinum L. - Snapdragons

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Perennial erect herbs. Leaves opposite below, alternate above. Flowers in terminal racemes. Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla strongly 2-lipped, variously coloured; tube gibbous at base; throat with a projecting palate, which closes the corolla mouth. Stamens 4. Capsule with 2 unequal cells

Worldwide: 20 species in the Mediterranean region

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Antirrhinum majus

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majus L.Image

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Antirrhinum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2118, retrieved 21 April 2024

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