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Perennial herbs, with rhizomes. Leaves distichous, mostly basal. Stems terete to flattened, often strongly winged. Inflorescences composed of 2-nate rhipidia, these 1-many. Flowers actinomorphic, blue, lasting one morning only, twisting spirally as they go over, deliquescent. Tepals free ± to base, spreading horizontally. Fruit a capsule.
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Specimen Records:11
Specimens with Sequences:14
Specimens with Barcodes:14
Species:6
Species With Barcodes:6
Public Records:5
Public Species:2
Public BINs:0
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Aristea

Aristea is a genus of perennial, herbaceous and rhizomatous species of flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae), first described in 1789. The genus is distributed in tropical and southern Africa, as well as Madagascar.[1] The genus name is derived from the Greek word arista, meaning "awn".[2]

Species[1][3]
  1. Aristea abyssinica Pax
  2. Aristea africana (L.) Hoffmanns.
  3. Aristea alata Baker
  4. Aristea anceps Eckl. ex Klatt
  5. Aristea angolensis Baker
  6. Aristea angustifolia Baker
  7. Aristea bakeri Klatt
  8. Aristea bequaertii De Wild.
  9. Aristea biflora Weim.
  10. Aristea cantharophila Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  11. Aristea capitata (L.) Ker Gawl.
  12. Aristea cistiflora J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
  13. Aristea cladocarpa Baker
  14. Aristea compressa Buchinger ex Baker
  15. Aristea cuspidata Schinz
  16. Aristea dichotoma (Thunb.) Ker Gawl.
  17. Aristea djalonis A.Chev. ex Hutch.
  18. Aristea ecklonii Baker
  19. Aristea elliptica Goldblatt & A.P.Dold
  20. Aristea ensifolia J.Muir
  21. Aristea fimbriata Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  22. Aristea flexicaulis Baker
  23. Aristea galpinii N.E.Br. ex Weim.
  24. Aristea glauca Klatt
  25. Aristea goetzei Harms
  26. Aristea grandis Weim.
  27. Aristea humbertii H.Perrier
  28. Aristea inaequalis Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  29. Aristea juncifolia Eckl. ex Baker
  30. Aristea kitchingii Baker
  31. Aristea latifolia G.J.Lewis
  32. Aristea lugens (L.f.) Steud.
  33. Aristea madagascariensis Baker
  34. Aristea montana Baker
  35. Aristea monticola Goldblatt
  36. Aristea nana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  37. Aristea nigrescens J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
  38. Aristea nyikensis Baker
  39. Aristea oligocephala Baker
  40. Aristea palustris Schltr.
  41. Aristea parviflora Baker
  42. Aristea pauciflora Wolley-Dod
  43. Aristea platycaulis Baker
  44. Aristea polycephala Harms
  45. Aristea pusilla (Thunb.) Ker Gawl.
  46. Aristea racemosa Baker
  47. Aristea ranomafana Goldblatt
  48. Aristea recisa Weim.
  49. Aristea rigidifolia G.J.Lewis
  50. Aristea rupicola Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  51. Aristea schizolaena Harv. ex Baker
  52. Aristea simplex Weim.
  53. Aristea singularis Weim.
  54. Aristea spiralis (L.f.) Ker Gawl.
  55. Aristea teretifolia Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
  56. Aristea torulosa Klatt
  57. Aristea zeyheri Baker

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 98–104. ISBN 0-88192-897-6. 
  3. ^ The Plant List (2010). Version 1. Published on the Internet; [1] (accessed September 2013)

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