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Zygotritonia

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Zygotritonia is a genus of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous plants in the family Iridaceae. It contains four species distributed in Tropical Africa.[2][3] The genus name is derived from the word zygomorphic (meaning bilabiate), and the apparent resemblance to some species in the genus Tritonia.[4]

Species

The list of Zygotritonia species, with their complete name and authority, and their geographic distribution is given below. [5]

References

  1. ^ Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 58: 230 (1923).
  2. ^ Goldblatt, Peter; John Manning (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland: Timber Press. ISBN 978-0-88192-897-6.
  3. ^ Peter Goldblatt. 1989. Revision of the tropical African genus Zygotritonia (Iridaceae) . Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Section B, Adansonia (Bull. Mus. natl. hist. nat., Sect. B, Adansonia) vol. 11, no2, pp. 199-212 ISSN 0240-8937.
  4. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 120–123. ISBN 0-88192-897-6.
  5. ^ Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. World Checklist of Monocotyledons: Zygotritonia. Accessed May 16, 2009.
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Zygotritonia: Brief Summary

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Zygotritonia is a genus of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous plants in the family Iridaceae. It contains four species distributed in Tropical Africa. The genus name is derived from the word zygomorphic (meaning bilabiate), and the apparent resemblance to some species in the genus Tritonia.

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