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Trillium Linn., Sp. Pl. 329. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5.158.1754; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:361.1892; Knorring in Kom., Fl. URSS. 4:473.1935; Hutchinson, Fam. Fl. Pl. Monocot. 104.1934.

Rhizome stout. Stem with leaf-sheaths and brown scales at the base. Leaves 3 at the top of the stem. Flowers solitary, trimerous. Perianth segments 6, in 2 whorls, persistent. Stamens 6. Carpels 3; ovary 3-locular; styles 3. Fruit a berry. Seeds numerous.

A genus of c. 30 species extending from the Western Himalayas to China, Japan, Kamtchatka and North America. Represented here by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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