Moraea inyangani Goldblatt

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Common names:
Status: Native
Slender perennial herb, 15-30 cm tall, growing from corms. Leaf single, linear, c. 3 mm wide,longer than the flowering stem. Stem erect, unbranched. Flowers pale yellow with darker yellow nectar guides. Outer tepals lanceolate, up to 25 mm long, slightly reflexed. Inner tepals lanceolate, 15-20 mm long, erect,
Notes: Note: See the much larger and more common M. spathulata for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: inyangani: from Mt Nyangani
Habitat: Occurring along streams, bogs and seepage zones on the higher slopes of Mt Nyangani.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Sep - Oct (also Apr)
Worldwide distribution: Mt Nyangani, E Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Goldblatt, P. (1993). Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4) Pages 19 - 20. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 92.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Moraea inyangani
African Plant Database: Moraea inyangani
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Moraea inyangani
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Moraea inyangani
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Moraea inyangani
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Moraea inyangani
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Moraea inyangani
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Moraea inyangani
JSTOR Plant Science: Moraea inyangani
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Moraea inyangani
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Moraea inyangani
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Moraea inyangani
Plants of the World Online: Moraea inyangani
Tropicos: Moraea inyangani
Wikipedia: Moraea inyangani

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: Species information: Moraea inyangani., retrieved 2 April 2023

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