Tenicroa is a former genus in the Hyacinthaceae family with species native to South Africa. Many of the species in this genus have been included in many other genera in the past including: Albuca, Ornithogalum, Anthericum, Urginea, Sypharissa, Pilasia, and Phalangium. In A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in sub-Saharan Africa (2004) Manning et.al. included this genus in the genus Drimia. It was formerly described as having fragrant short-lived flowers, white with green keels, often flushed purple, in a simple wiry raceme, anthers exserted and filaments longer than 2.5 mm, and leaf bases enclosed in an elongated banded sheath. In 2018 in Systematics of Drimia Goldblatt and Manning continued to include this genus in Drimia.

Tenicroa exuviata (Jacq.) Speta) see Drimia exuviata (Jacq.) Jessop

Tenicroa filifolia (Poir.) Oberm. see Drimia filifolia (Poir.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt

Tenicroa fragrans (Jacq.) Raf. see Drimia fragrans (Jacq.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt

Tenicroa multifolia) (G.J.Lewis) Oberm. see Drimia multifolia (G.J.Lewis) Jessop

Tenicroa nana Snijman see Drimia nana (Snijman) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt

For more information about Drimia see the Drimia index. To see the species we have on the wiki see Drimia species.

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