provided by Flora of Zimbabwe
Perennial herbs, dying back each year, with corms.
Foliage leaves 1-several. Inflorescence composed of rhipidia; rhipidia 1 per
branch or crowded terminally, each enclosed in a pair of spathes.
Flowers actinomorphic, Iris-like, usually blue or yellow.
Ovary long-pedicellate. Style divided into 3 flat petaloid
branches, these apically forked into 2 crests; stigma transverse
and abaxial below base of crests. Anthers appressed to the
style branches. Fruit a capsule.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Moraea Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=380
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings