FZ.42. Bolusiella Schltr.

Description of the genus

Very small, epiphytic herbs. Plants vitually stemless, monopodial; pseudobulbs 0. Leaves, fleshy, arranged in a fan, often laterally flattened. Inflorescence many flowered, borne below the leaves. Flowers small, sessile, white, mostly obscured by the bracts.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr. subsp. picea P.J. CribbEDescription, Image
maudiae (Bolus) Schltr.[LR-nt]EDescription

Other sources of information about Bolusiella:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Bolusiella
Flora of Malawi: Bolusiella
Flora of Zambia: Bolusiella

External websites:

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

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: Bolusiella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=442, retrieved 19 April 2024

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