7932.000 Phaulopsis Willd.

Manktelow, M. (1996) Phaulopsis (Acanthaceae) - a monograph Symb. Bot. Upsal. 31(2)

Description of the genus

Herb. Inflorescence axillary, subtended by a leaf-like bract. Calyx zygomorphic, 2-lipped; upper lip 4-lobed; lower lip of 1 much-enlarged lobe. Corolla obscurely 2-lipped; upper lip 2-lobed; lower 3-lobed; aestivation contorted. Stamens 4, didynamous, 2-thecous; staminodes 0. Pollen prolate. Capsule with elastic placental bases.

Worldwide: 20 species occurring in Africa, the Mascarenes and India

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Phaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet subsp. imbricata N,Z,MS,MDescription, Image

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phaulopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phaulopsis

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: Phaulopsis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1328, retrieved 11 December 2017

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