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Tulbaghieae is a tribe of plants belonging to the subfamily Allioideae of the Amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae). It comprises two genera, Tulbaghia and Prototulbaghia, native to South Africa.

Tulbaghieae
Tulbaghia (Society Garlic).jpg
Tulbaghia violacea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Tulbaghieae
(Meisn.) M.F.Fay & M.W.Chase
Genus
Synonyms
  • Tulbaghiaceae
  • Tulbaghioideae (Endl. ex Meisn.) M.F. Fay & M.W. Chase

DescriptionEdit

Corm shaped bulb or rhizome. Leaf sheaths short. Flowers possess a corona, pseudocorona or a fleshy perigonal ring.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Canio Giuseppe Vosa (2007). "Prototulbaghia, a new genus of the Alliaceae family from the Leolo Mountains in Sekhukhuneland, South Africa" (PDF). Caryologia. 60 (3): 273–278. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.494.6523. doi:10.1080/00087114.2007.10797948. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-06.
  2. ^ Sassone et al. 2014.

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