Whiteheadia

Whiteheadia is a one-species genus in the family Hyacinthaceae.
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  • Whiteheadia bifolia
    Confirmed in cultivation in Australia.
    Whiteheadia bifolia is characterized by the long racemose-spiciform inflorescence, clearly elongated above ground level, with large leafy bracts that are longer than the flowers, topped by a coma of large sterile floral bracts; bracts glabrous, entire to minutely denticulate on margins, subsucculent, patent at early stages of inflorescence development; flowers subrotate with shallow, “sour” smelling; perigone segments patent from the perigone-filaments tube, curving upwards only at the upper portions; anthers ca. 4 mm long before dehiscence; style hooked; and leaves, semisucculent and fragile.
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    Last post Whiteheadia bifolia - pictures
    by friendsadmin View the latest post
    Thu May 19, 2016 4:14 pm
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