Tritonia


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Tritonia

 

a genus of plants of the family Iridaceae. The plants are perennial herbs with a corm and a fanlike cluster of hard, ensiform radical leaves. The inflorescence is a small panicle. The flowers have a brightly colored, six-parted, funnelform perianth. There are about 50 species, found in southerp Africa. The plants are used in floriculture. The best-known species is T. crocosmiiflora, an intergeneric hybrid (Crocosmia aurea × T. pottsii) often assigned to the genus Crocosmia. In regions having a mild climate the corms winter in the ground; in northern regions they are gathered for the winter. The inflorescences are suitable for cuttings.

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Effects of corms storage, zinc application and their interaction on vegetative growth, flowering, corms productivity and chemical constituents of Tritonia crocata Ker Gawl Plant.
Goddard (1984, Table 1) reported that dendronotid Tritonia Jestiva has eyespots at hatching, and Strathmann (1987, p.
Plant anemones, crocus, daffodils, Dutch iris, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, Peruvian scilla, ranunculus, sparaxis, tritonia, tulips, and watsonia.
Tritonia laxa is a small bulb only reaching ten inches in height and being seen for sale for the first time this year in large quantities, ideal for the rock garden or the front of the herbaceous border.
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Localization and quantification of 5-hydroxytryptophan and serotonin in the central nervous systems of Tritonia and Aplysia.
Less common types start appearing in nurseries this month, including baboon flower (Babiana), corn lily (Ixia), grape hyacinth (Muscari), harlequin flower (Sparaxis), Homeria, ranunculus, Tritonia, and species tulips such as Tulipa clusiana and T.
All will give a colorful display in spring: baboon flower (Babiana), African corn lily (Ixia), dwarf Narcissus, Freesia, grape hyacinth (Muscari), harlequin flower (Sparaxis), Homeria collina, naked lady (Amaryllis belladonna), ranunculus, Tritonia and species tulips (such as Tulipa clusiana, T.
All these three need an open sunny spot and well-drained soil - as do those other great South Africans, Crocosmia and Tritonia.
Plant anemones, crocus, daffodils, Dutch iris, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, tulips, and watsonia (zones 1-2: some bulbs aren't hardy; choose from what's available in nurseries).
Bulbs to plant now include anemone, crocus, daffodil, Dutch iris, freesia, homeria, hyacinth, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, and watsonia.
Bulbs to plant now include anemone, crocus, daffodil, Dutch iris, freesia, homeria, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, and watsonia.