6810.000 Pentarrhinum E. Mey.

Goyder, D.J. (2007) Zimbabwean Asclepiadaceae. Unpublished list.

Description of the genus

Perennial, twining and climbing herbs. Leaves cordate. Inflorescences lateral, umbel-like cymes. Corolla deeply 5-lobed. Corona 5-lobed; lobes in side view obconic, trumpet or slipper-shaped forming a narrow cavity within. Pollinia pendent. Follicles lanceolate, ± beaked, echinate. Seeds narrowly winged.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Pentarrhinum insipidum

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insipidum E. Mey.MS (other?)Description, Image

Other sources of information about Pentarrhinum:

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

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pentarrhinum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pentarrhinum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pentarrhinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pentarrhinum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pentarrhinum

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: Pentarrhinum.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1143, retrieved 14 December 2017

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