Ornithoglossum

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Ornithoglossum
Ornithoglossum viride cbm.png
Ornithoglossum viride[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Ornithoglossum
Salisb.
Species

See text

Synonyms[2]
  • Lichtensteinia Willd.
  • Cymation Spreng.
  • Cymatium Spreng.

Ornithoglossum is a genus of plants native to southern Africa, some of which are widely cultivated as ornamentals. Nine species are currently recognized, as of April 2014:[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sydenham Edwards. 1807. Curtis's Botanical Magazine v.25-26
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Ornithoglossum
  3. ^ Salisbury, Richard Anthony. 1806. Paradisus Londonensis : or Coloured Figures of Plants Cultivated in the Vicinity of the Metropolis, t. 54. Ornithoglossum

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