1382.000 Burmannia L.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Annual herbs, partly saprophytic, but at least partly green; roots filiform, stems usually unbranched, green. Leaves cauline, sometimes basal, lamina green or purplish, scale-like to linear. Inflorescence 2-25 flowered cymes or flowers solitary; floral bracts. Flowers erect, 3-ribbed to 3-winged; perianth persistent in fruit. Fruit an obovoid or ellipsoid capsule, transversely dehiscent.

Worldwide: 57 species in tropical and subtropical regions.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Burmannia madagascariensis

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madagascariensis Mart.W,EImage

Other sources of information about Burmannia:

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Flora of Malawi: Burmannia
Flora of Mozambique: Burmannia
Flora of Zambia: Burmannia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Burmannia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=400, retrieved 29 October 2020

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