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:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Zeuxine.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=404, retrieved 29 January 2023

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