FZ.4. Zeuxine Lindl.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs with creeping rhizomes. Stems erect, leafy. Inflorescence terminal, erect. Flowers small (petals 4-6 mm in ours), not opening widely. Petals fused to the dorsal sepal to form a hood. Lateral sepals free to the base. Lip saccate at base, bearing 2 calli.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ballii P.J. CribbE
elongata RolfeE

Other sources of information about Zeuxine:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Zeuxine
Flora of Malawi: Zeuxine
Flora of Zambia: Zeuxine

External websites:

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

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: Zeuxine.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=404, retrieved 28 February 2024

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