FZ.49. Solenangis Schltr.

Description of the genus

Epiphytic herbs with monopodial growth; stems long, often climbing with roots produced all along the stem. Leaves either present and distichous or 0 (aphylla). Inflorescences axillary. Sepals and petals free, ± similar. Lip usually very small, entire or 3-lobed, spurred at base.

Worldwide: 5 species in the tropics from Africa to the Mascarenes.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Solenangis conica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
conica (Schltr.) L. Jonss.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Solenangis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Solenangis
Flora of Mozambique: Solenangis

External websites:

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

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: Solenangis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=449, retrieved 4 March 2024

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