1339.000 Globba L.

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, rhizomatous herbs with leafy stems. Inflorescence terminal, pendulous (in ours), with bracts each subtending few to many flowers in a cincinnus. Calyx with 3 lobes. Staminodes as long as or longer than corolla lobes; staminodial lip united with fertile stamen to form a tube. Ovary 1-locular. Fruit a capsule. Seeds with an aril.

Worldwide: 35 species in E Asia and Indomalesia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Globba winittii

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winittii C.H. WrightDescription, Image

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Globba.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2168, retrieved 1 December 2021

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