Trimezia martinicensis

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Trimezia martinicensis


Glabrous herb, 100-150 cm. Leaves basal to cauline, linear, 20-100 cm long and 8-12 mm wide. Inflorescences in 3-6-flowered cymes, solitary or binate; Flowers yellow, brownish at the base. Stamens 3-4 mm long. Ovary ellipsoidal; Capsule ellipsoid, 13-20 mm long. Seeds brown, superficially ribbed.


Asia-Tropical: Malaya, Northern America, West Java
Native of Mexico, cultivated and locally naturalized in Malesia: Malaya, West Java.


BACK. & BAKH.F. - in Fl. Java. 1968: 148
HENDERS. - in Gard. Bull. S. S. 1928: 341
BACK. - in Handb. Fl. Java. 1924: 121
FOSTER - in Rhodora. 1962: 308
HENDERS., Mal. Wild Fl. Monoc. 1954: f. 98