6054.000 Diplolophium Turcz.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves 2-3-pinnate or 2-ternate with well-developed sheathing bases. Umbels compound. Bracts and bracteoles well-developed and conspicuous. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals pubescent on the outer surface. Fruit cylindric to elliptic, subterete in section, bristly-hairy; ridges well-developed, obtuse.

Worldwide: 5-7 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 3 taxa.

Diplolophium buchananii subsp. swynnertonii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii (Benth. ex Oliv.) C. Norman subsp. buchananii N,Z
buchananii (Benth. ex Oliv.) C. Norman subsp. swynnertonii (Baker f.) CannonMSDescription, Image
zambesianum HiernMSDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Diplolophium
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Diplolophium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Diplolophium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Diplolophium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Diplolophium.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1048, retrieved 13 December 2017

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