Thismia taiwanensis Sheng Z.Yang, R.M.K.Saunders & C.J.Hsu
  • Syst. Bot.


This taxon is accepted by Burmanniaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Plants holomycotrophic. Stems ± absent at anthesis, 1.3-4 cm and carnose in fruit. Leaves scalelike, 3.3-5.5 × 0.4-1 mm. Flowers solitary, subsessile, with 2 or 3 subtending bracts. Perianth tube white, translucent, actinomorphic, urceolate, ca. 9 × 5 mm, circumscissile. Outer tepals ovate, 2.5-3.5 mm excluding appendage, radiating outward; appendage white, erect, subulate, 5-8 mm. Inner tepals spatulate, ca. 5 mm excluding appendage, apically imbricate and forming a loose mitre over perianth chamber; appendage white, erect, subulate, 2.8-3.3 cm. Stamens apparently distinct. Fruit capsule white, translucent, cup-shaped, 3.3-3.7 × ca. 4 mm, apically dehiscent; fruiting peduncle 5-8 cm. Seeds ellipsoid. Fl. and fr. Sep.

 Information From

Burmanniaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).