Sisyrinchium L.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Erect herbs with rhizomes. Leaves linear, basal and cauline. Flowers on slender pedicels, clustered within spathes. Perianth segments yellow or blue to purple, connate basally for a short distance only, subequal. Stylar branches filiform, entire. Capsule globular.

Worldwide: Many species, native to the New World.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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micranthum Cav.C

Other sources of information about Sisyrinchium:

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Sisyrinchium., retrieved 27 February 2024

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