Radinosiphon

Radinosiphon is a genus of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae first described as a genus in 1932. It is native to southern + southeastern Africa.[1]

Radinosiphon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Croceae
Genus: Radinosiphon
N.E.Br.
Type species
Radinosiphon leptostachya
(Baker) N.E.Br.

The genus name is derived from the Greek words radinosus, meaning "slender", and siphon, meaning "tube".[2]

Species

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 91–93. ISBN 0-88192-897-6.