1302.000 Ixia L.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Erect herbaceous perennials with corms and long wiry stems. Leaves Iris-like. Inflorescence a spike or a raceme of spikes; flowers actinomorphic; tepals united proximally into a tube, white, yellow or red. Fruit a capsule, splitting along the centre of ovary cells.

Worldwide: Over 50 species, native to South Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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viridiflora Lam.

Other sources of information about Ixia:

External websites:

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

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: Ixia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2542, retrieved 17 September 2021

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