Androcymbium Willd.
  • Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. 2: 21. 1808.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Androcymbium Willd. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000001993. Accessed on: 15 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Ovary ellipsoid-ovoid; styles 3, erect, free, filiform, stigmatose at the apex, persistent

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    Stamens inserted at the base of the perianth segments; filaments filiform, thickened towards the base; anthers narrowly oblong, dorsifixed, slightly versatile, dehiscing latrorsely to introrsely by longitudinal slits

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    Flowers small and inconspicuous, overtopped by large petal-like bracts; perianth segments free, with narrow connivent claws and spreading narrow blades, concave and nectariferous at the base

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    Inflorescence a bracteate umbel; pedicel short, erect

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    Capsule ellipsoid, septicidal, coriaceous; seeds subglobose.

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    Leaves narrowly elliptic to linear

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    Stem erect, almost absent, simple; lowermost leaf a membranous, sheathing, tubular cataphyll, not protracted into a leaf-blade, followed by a few leaves, which are basally sheathing

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    Plants relatively small, with a tunicated, bulb-like corm

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    Included Species

      Bibliography

    • 1 Nordenstam in Kubitzki, Fam. & Gen. Vasc. Pl. 3: 182 (1998)
    • 2 K. Krause in N.B.G.B. 7: 512 (1921)
    • 3 in F.T.A. 7: 559 (1898)
    • 4 Baker in J.L.S. 17 (103): 441–446 (1879)
    • 5 in Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berlin Mag. 2: 21, t. 2 (1808)
    • 6 Colchicaceae, Kim Hoenselaar. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005
    • 7 Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. 2: 21. 1808.

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    Colchicaceae
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