1190.000 Ammocharis Herb.

Description of the genus

Bulbous herbs with a solid scape. Leaves arranged in two opposite fans. Flowers pink. Involucral bracts 2. Fruit indehiscent.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Ammocharis tinneana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
baumii (Harms) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.N,W,CDescription, Image
coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.W,SDescription, Image
tinneana (Kotschy & Peyr.) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ammocharis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Ammocharis
Flora of Caprivi: Ammocharis
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ammocharis
Flora of Malawi: Ammocharis
Flora of Mozambique: Ammocharis
Flora of Zambia: Ammocharis

External websites:

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

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: Ammocharis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=367, retrieved 18 April 2024

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