1231.000 Walleria J. Kirk

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs with annual stems arising from a spherical tuber buried several cm. deep in the soil. Stems solitary, erect. Leaves cauline, many, spirally arranged, with the lower surface sometimes scabrid or armed with hooked prickles. Flowers solitary in the leaf axils; tepals 6, blue or occasionally white.

Worldwide: Three species, one along the SW coast of South Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Walleria
Flora of Mozambique: Walleria
Flora of Zambia: Walleria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Walleria

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Walleria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=378, retrieved 27 September 2021

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