Globba winittii C.H. Wright

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Globba winittii

Photo: Susan (Soo) Fawcett
Eastern Highlands Tea Estate, Honde Valley

Globba winittii

Photo: Susan (Soo) Fawcett
Eastern Highlands Tea Estate, Honde Valley

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Common names: Globba ginger (English) Mauve dancing girls (English)
Description: Herb to 60 cm. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, glaucous beneath; base cordate. Bracts to 3 cm, ovate, purple; each cincinnus 1-several-flowered. Corolla yellow; lip and staminodes orange-yellow. Stamen filament 2 cm; anthers with 2 spurs.
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Thailand
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Image last updated: Sunday 8 April 2007

Brickell, C. (ed.) (1996). Royal Horticultural Society: A-Z of Garden Plants Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London Page 477. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Globba winittii
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Wikipedia: Globba winittii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Globba winittii., retrieved 25 June 2024

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