1306.010 Crocosmia Planch.

CURTONUS N.E. Br.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, dying back each year, with corms. Foliage leaves mostly basal, plane or plicate. Flowers actinomorphic (aurea) or zygomorphic (paniculata) with stamens arched under the upper tepal; in shades of orange to red; tepals united into a perianth tube. Stamens and style well exserted from the tepals. Fruit a capsule. Seeds spherical, hard, shiny.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical and South Africa

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 Crocosmia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Crocosmia
Flora of Mozambique: Crocosmia
Flora of Zambia: Crocosmia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crocosmia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Crocosmia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=387, retrieved 27 February 2020

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