Tulbaghieae

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Tulbaghieae
Tulbaghia (Society Garlic).jpg
Tulbaghia violacea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Tulbaghieae
(Meisn.) M.F.Fay & M.W.Chase
Genus
Synonyms
  • Tulbaghiaceae
  • Tulbaghioideae (Endl. ex Meisn.) M.F. Fay & M.W. Chase

Tulbaghieae is a tribe of plants belonging to the subfamily Allioideae of the Amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae). It comprises two genera, Tulbaghia and Prototulbaghia, native to South Africa.

Description[edit]

Corm shaped bulb or rhizome. Leaf sheaths short. Flowers possess a corona, pseudocorona or a fleshy perigonal ring.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canio Giuseppe Vosa (2007). "Prototulbaghia, a new genus of the Alliaceae family from the Leolo Mountains in Sekhukhuneland, South Africa" (PDF). Caryologia. 60 (3): 273–278. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.494.6523. doi:10.1080/00087114.2007.10797948. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-06.
  2. ^ Sassone et al. 2014.

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