2062.000 Telopea R. Br.

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

Evergreen shrubs. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence a dense, terminal head, surrounded by coloured bracts. Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic; perianth tube open on lower side; anthers sessile. Fruit a leathery follicle. Seeds winged.

Worldwide: 5 species in E Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Telopea speciosissima

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speciosissima (Sm.) R. Br.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Telopea:

External websites:

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

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: Telopea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2123, retrieved 30 May 2023

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