FZ.11. Bonatea Willd.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs with fleshy, tuberous roots. Stem leafy. Inflorescence terminal. Flowers resupinate. Dorsal sepal free; laterals partly united. Petals 2-lobed. Lip free from the column, 3-lobed, bearing a cylindric spur. Stigmas projecting from the front of the column.

Worldwide: 20 species in tropical and South Africa; also Arabia

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Bonatea:

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Flora of Botswana: Bonatea
Flora of Mozambique: Bonatea
Flora of Zambia: Bonatea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bonatea

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bonatea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bonatea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bonatea
Wikipedia: Bonatea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bonatea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bonatea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Bonatea.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=411, retrieved 28 November 2022

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