6740.000 Cryptolepis R. Br.

ECTADIOPSIS Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite. Flowers in axillary or terminal cymes, rarely ± solitary. Corolla lobed to more than halfway but with a distinct campanulate tube. Corona consisting of 5 fleshy lobes, inserted at about the middle of the corolla tube, above the base of the stamens. Follicles smooth. Seeds linear or oblong, concave and with a single rib on each face, with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in the Old World tropics

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
oblongifolia Schltr.MS (other?)Description, Image
obtusa N.E. Br.MS (other?)Description, Image

Other sources of information about Cryptolepis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Cryptolepis
Flora of Caprivi: Cryptolepis
Flora of Malawi: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zambia: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cryptolepis

External websites:

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

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: Cryptolepis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1126, retrieved 13 December 2017

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