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|Family: Iridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb; corm rounded, generally asymmetric, cover +- woody, split at top into several teeth. Leaf: slender, +- round or widely elliptic in ×-section, generally 4-grooved. Inflorescence: flowers 1 on erect, basal peduncle, flower bracts green, generally with membranous margins, inner forked at tip. Flower: radial; perianth generally funnel-shaped, tube generally << lobes; style generally +- = stamens, branches deep-divided. Seed: many.
Species In Genus: +- 90 species: especially Africa, Mediterranean. Etymology: (Romulus, legendary co-founder of Rome)
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter Goldblatt
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii
Next taxon: Romulea rosea var. australis
Citation for this treatment: Peter Goldblatt 2016. Romulea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9440, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.