Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Solanales


Byng, J.W. (2014) The Flowering Plants Handbook Plant Gateway Limited, Hertford, UK

Mendes, E.J. (1978) Montiniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the family

Dioecious, small trees, shrubs or rarely woody climbers. Leaves simple, alternate or opposite with entire margins. Stipules absent. Male inflorescences axillary or of terminal panicles or racemes. Female inflorescences of 1-2-flowered terminal or axillary racemes. Flowers unisexual; actinomorphic with a conspicuous disc. Sepals fused with short lobes. Petals free; white or yellowish. Ovary inferior; carpels fused. Fruit a loculicidally dehiscent capsule or indehiscent.

Worldwide: 2 genera and 5 species in Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Montiniaceae

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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: Family page: Montiniaceae.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=280, retrieved 19 December 2018

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