6603.000 Tabernaemontana L.

CONOPHARYNGIA G. Don

ERVATAMIA (A. DC. )Stapf

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or trees, with milky latex. Branching dichotomous. Leaves opposite. Flowers actinomorphic. Corolla white, the lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers sagittate at the base. Fruit composed of 2 free carpels; these dehiscent or not.

Worldwide: 99 species in the tropics

Mozambique: 3 taxa.

The larvae of the following species of insect eat species of this genus:
Botyodes asialis
Tabernaemontana elegans

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
elegans StapfN,Z,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
stapfiana BrittenN,Z,MSDescription, Image
ventricosa Hochst. ex A.DC.N,MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tabernaemontana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zambia: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tabernaemontana

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tabernaemontana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tabernaemontana
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tabernaemontana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tabernaemontana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tabernaemontana

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: Tabernaemontana.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1112, retrieved 11 December 2017

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