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Pakistan | Family List | Amaryllidaceae

Hypoxis Linn., Syst. ed.10. 486. 1758. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:277.1892; Cooke, Fl. Bomb. 3:254.1906.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad.

Roots tuberous; scaly or covered with fibres. Leaves radical, linear, distinctly nerved. Flowers in clusters, racemes or solitary, trimerous, hermaphrodite. Ovary inferior, trilocular, placentae axile; style short, columnar; stigmas 3. Fruit capsular.

A genus of c. 100 species distributed in the tropics, mostly in S. Africa. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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