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Ammocharis tinneana (Northern ammocharis)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Amaryllidaceae > Ammocharis

Ammocharis tinneana (Northern ammocharis) Ammocharis tinneana (Northern ammocharis)
Ammocharis tinneana, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, Zimbabwe. [photos Colin Wenham , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Ecological interactions




  • Machochoa A., Chhabra S.C., Viladomat F., Codina C., Bastida J.1999. Alkaloids from Ammocharis tinneana. Phytochemistry 51(8): 1185-1191. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(99)00118-1
  • Martins DJ, Johnson SD. 2007. Hawkmoth pollination of aerangoid orchids in Kenya, with special reference to nectar sugar concentration gradients in the floral spurs. American Journal of Botany 94(4): 650-659.


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