7438.000 Nierembergia Ruiz. & Pav.

Description of the genus

Unarmed herbs or small shrubs. Leaves alternate, entire. Inflorescences in terminal or lateral cymes. Flowers actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic, showy. Calyx ± curved, 10-ribbed and deeply 5-lobed; lobes linear to triangular-lanceolate. Corolla white with a yellow or purple centre or variously coloured; tube long; limb expanded. Stamens 5, arising from the corolla mouth, adnate around the style, exserted. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 23 species from Mexico to Chile, mainly in Argentina

Mozambique: 0 cultivated taxa.

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Flora of Botswana: Nierembergia
Flora of Mozambique: Nierembergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nierembergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Nierembergia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nierembergia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nierembergia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nierembergia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nierembergia
JSTOR Plant Science: Nierembergia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nierembergia
Plants of the World Online: Nierembergia
Tropicos: Nierembergia
Wikipedia: Nierembergia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Nierembergia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1256, retrieved 21 February 2024

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