Fam. Pl.2: 60. 1763
Common names: Blackberry-lily
Etymology: apparently based on a vernacular name in western India
Synonyms: Gemmingia Kuntze Pardanthus Ker Gawler
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 395. Mentioned on page 17, 350.
Herbs, perennial, from creeping rhizomes. Stems few- to several-branched. Leaves several; blade plane, ensiform. Inflorescences rhipidiate, several-flowered; spathes green, membranous distally. Flowers fleeting, erect, unscented, actinomorphic; tepals erect, basally connate into vestigial tube, light orange to reddish (rarely yellow), with scattered spots of darker pigment, obscurely clawed, ± equal, outer whorl slightly larger than inner; stamens diverging; filaments distinct; anthers diverging, not appressed to style branches; style slender, short, not extending between stamens, branching distally into lobes; lobes 3, flattened, stigmatic distally, stigmatic surfaces each subtended adaxially by paired flaps of tissue. Capsules ovoid-truncate, ± woody, apex obtuse. Seeds several, globose; seed coat blackish. x = 16.
Distribution values could not be resolved to valid regions
Asia including Japan, introduced in tropical Asia, the Pacific Islands, and parts of South America.
Species 1 or 2 (1 in the flora).
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Facts about "Belamcanda"
|Author||Peter Goldblatt +|
|Common name||Blackberry-lily +|
|Distribution||Asia including Japan +, introduced in tropical Asia +, the Pacific Islands + and and parts of South America. +|
|Etymology||apparently based on a vernacular name in western India +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Fam. Pl. +|
|Publication year||1763 +|
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|Synonyms||Gemmingia + and Pardanthus +|
|Taxon family||Iridaceae +|
|Taxon name||Belamcanda +|
|Taxon parent||Iridaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 26 +|