FZ.18. Brownleea Lindl.

Linder, H.P. (1981) Taxonomic studies on the Disinae: A revision of the genus Brownleea Lindl. Journal of South African Botany 47(1) 13-48

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Plants erect with leaves scattered on the stem. Infl capitate (galpinii) or spicate. Flowers white to mauve with darker spots. Lateral sepals spreading. Lip minute, entire. Petals united to the dorsal sepal. Spur formed from the dorsal sepal. Anther horizontal.

Worldwide: Zimbabwe and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Brownleea galpinii subsp. galpinii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
galpinii Bolus subsp. galpinii EDescription, Image
maculata P.J. CribbEDescription, Image
parviflora Harv. ex Lindl.EDescription, Image

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brownleea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brownleea

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: Brownleea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=418, retrieved 6 February 2023

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