Iphigenia Kunth
  • Enum. Pl. 4: 212. 1843[1843].


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

General Information

Herbs perennial, cormous. Corm covered with a tunic. Stem erect, leafy. Leaves several, scattered, sessile, linear. Flowers solitary or several in a terminal corymb, small; bracts leaflike; pedicels long. Tepals 6, free, spreading, rather narrow, clawed, usually caducous. Stamens 6, inserted at base of tepals; filaments short, slightly flat; anthers versatile, extrorse. Ovary 3-loculed, ovoid to oblong; ovules many per locule. Style short, apically 3-lobed, adaxially stigmatic. Fruit a loculicidal capsule. Seeds many, subglobose; testa brown, thin.

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    Morphology

    Capsule oblong to oblong-ovoid, loculicidal, papyraceous; seeds subglobose, papillate, with a distinct raphe.

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    Stamens free; filaments filiform, often thickened; anthers oblong, basifixed, versatile, dehiscing extrorsely by longitudinal slits

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    Ovary oblong; styles 3, free, short, strongly recurved

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    Flowers small and inconspicuous, perianth segments free, linear to narrowly linear-lanceolate, spreading

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    Plants small, with a tunicated, bulb-like corm; stem erect, sometimes flexuous, simple, lowermost leaf or leaves a membranous, sheathing, tubular cataphyll, not protracted into a leaf-blade

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    Leaves spirally arranged, linear, sessile, basally sheathing the stem

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    Flowers solitary, axillary in the upper leaves or in a bracteate raceme; bracts linear; pedicel erect or recurved, sometimes elongating in fruit

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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Colchicaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • B
    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.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).