Plant Genera


Family Code: HAEMOD
Genus Code: LACHN2
Genus CN: lachnanthes
Genus Authority: Elliott
Genus Summary: A monotypic genus, an herb, of se. North America and the West Indies.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: A very distinctive plant when in flower, with its densely woolly inflorescence and flowers. When not in flower, recognizable by its equitant (iris-like) base and bright red roots.
Genus References: Simpson in Kubitzki (1998b); Robertson in FNA (2002a); Gandhi (1999)=Y; Robertson (1976)=Z.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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