6783.010 Periglossum Decne.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs; rootstock tuberous. Leaves sessile, linear. Flowers in dense, spherical pedunculate umbels. Corolla 5-lobed; lobes ± erect. Corona 5-lobed; lobes spathulate, erect, with a transverse ridge or flap. Follicles narrowly fusiform.

Worldwide: 4 species in southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Periglossum mackenii

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mackenii Harv.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Periglossum:

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Flora of Botswana: Periglossum
Flora of Caprivi: Periglossum
Flora of Mozambique: Periglossum

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Periglossum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1135, retrieved 9 December 2023

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