6992.000 Aniseia Choisy

Description of the genus

Prostrate or twining herbs. Leaves petiolate, linear, oblong, lanceolate, ovate or elliptic, often mucronulate. Flowers axillary, solitary in the African species, on long peduncles. Sepals 5, herbaceous, acute or acuminate, the 3 outer ones much larger than the inner, ovate and more or less decurrent on the peduncle, enlarged in fruit. Corolla funnel-shaped, usually entire outside, with 5-well-defined hairy mid-petaline bands. Stamens 5, included, filiform; pollen smooth. Disk small or absent. Ovary bilocular, 4-ovuled, glabrous; style 1, simple, filiform, included, stigmas, 2, thick, globular or oblong. Capsule ovoid or globose, bilocular, 4-valved and 4-seeded. Seeds trigonous or globose, black.

Worldwide: Species 5, in tropical regions.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
martinicensis (Jacq.) ChoisyZ

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Aniseia.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2261, retrieved 23 January 2018

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