Glinus lotoides var. virens Fenzl
  • Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Glinus lotoides var. virens Fenzl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000703714. Accessed on: 05 Jun 2020'

Diagnostic Description

Readily distinguished by the narrow leaves without projecting veins, the smaller flowers, and the perianth segments with more pronounced keels and extended points.

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    Morphology

    Less hairy than var. lotoides and usually green. Leaves narrower, not more than half as wide as long, gradually cuneate below, narrowed to a subacute or acute point, the veins not projecting on the underside. Flowers in groups of 3-20 or more, most commonly 8-12. Pedicels not more than half as long as the perianth. Perianth segments 4-5 mm long, narrowed to an acute tip, prolonged as a distinct mucro, distinctly keeled on the back. Stamens 10-15, rarely fewer or up to 20; staminodes wanting or very slender and 2-fid. Aril not more than half the length of the seed.

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    Distribution

    Var. virens occurs as far north as Tanganyika but is not recorded from Northern Africa.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Adamson, RS. 1961. The South African species of Aizoaceae: IX. Glinus. J. S. African Bot. 27: 125 - 130.
    • 2 Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch.

     Information From

    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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