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Description

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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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:11Public Records:5
Specimens with Sequences:11Public Species:2
Specimens with Barcodes:11Public BINs:0
Species:6         
Species With Barcodes:6         
          
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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Aristea

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Aristea

Aristea is a genus of perennial, herbaceous and rhizomatous species of flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae). The genus includes about 60 species which are distributed in tropical and southern Africa, as well as Madagascar. The genus name is derived from the Greek word arista, meaning "awn".[1]

List of accepted species or subspecies[edit]

Some 60 species or subspecies are confirmed as accepted in the genus Aristea, omitting synonyms. Some of the accepted species are:[2]

Aristea spiralis

References[edit]

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

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