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:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sisyrinchium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sisyrinchium
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sisyrinchium
Wikipedia: Sisyrinchium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sisyrinchium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sisyrinchium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Sisyrinchium., retrieved 29 September 2022

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