1303.000 Dierama K. Koch - Wandflowers

Description of the genus

Evergreen, perennial herbs, dying back each year, with corms, these coarsely fibrous. Inflorescence composed of spikes in a lax panicle; spikes pendulous, rarely erect (D. plowesii), terminal on wiry, lateral branches. Flowers actinomorphic, campanulate, pink, pendent (apart from D. plowesii). Bracts scarious. Tepals with a short perianth tube. Stamens and style not exserted beyond the tepals. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 44 species from the mountains of E Africa to the Cape

Zimbabwe: 0 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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Other sources of information about Dierama:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dierama
Flora of Mozambique: Dierama
Flora of Zambia: Dierama
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dierama

External websites:

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

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: Dierama.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=386, retrieved 1 October 2023

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