Cyrtanthus W. Aiton
  • Hort. Kew. 1: 414. 1789. (7 Aug-1 Oct 1789)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cyrtanthus W. Aiton. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000010512. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

Morphology

Seeds many, black, flattened, with a wing.

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    Ovary 3-locular, with many superposed ovules in 2 rows in each locule; style distinctly 3-lobed

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    Fruit a loculicidal capsule

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    Scape hollow, with 1–few-flowered inflorescences (in East Africa) subtended by 2 free bracts

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    Slender bulbous plants, with linear to strap-shaped leaves with entire apices produced with or after the flowers

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    Stamens inserted in the perianth-tube, with filiform filaments and versatile anthers

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    Flowers tubular (not in East Africa) to funnel-shaped, regular to slightly irregular, suberect, nodding

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    Feuilles'disposées en éventail, généralement sessiles et linéaires.'Inflorescence'à pédoncule terminal ou latéral; ombelle 1-∞-flore; spathes 2-4.'Fleurs'pédicellées, actinomorphes, dressées ou penchées; tépales soudés en un tube généralement allongé, rarement court; lobes égaux à subégaux; étamines subégales, dressées ou penchées, généralement en 2 verticilles, insérées sur le tube du périgone ou à la base des lobes; filets filiformes; anthères souvent versatiles; ovaire à nombreux ovules par loge; style filiforme, dressé ou penché; stigmates capités ou 3-lobés.'Capsules'loculicides.'Graines aplaties, parfois ailées, noires.\n\t\t\t\tGenre groupant 46 espèces de l'Afrique intertropicale et méridionale. Pour la Flore : 1 espèce.

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    Amaryllidaceae
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    Flore d'Afrique Centrale
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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