1215.040 Nothoscordum Kunth

Description of the genus

Herbs, not smelling of onions. Rootstock a bulb. Flowers in umbels, subtended by a spathe of 2 bracts connate at the base. Perianth funnel-shaped, without a corona; segments connate at base into a short tube. Stamens and style straight. Capsule membranous. Seeds angled, not winged, black.

Worldwide: 20 species in America; some species naturalised in Europe, Australia and Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Nothoscordum borbonicum

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borbonicum KunthW,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Nothoscordum:

External websites:

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

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: Nothoscordum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=372, retrieved 21 February 2024

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