6054.000 Diplolophium Turcz.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves 2-3-pinnate or 2-ternate with well-developed sheathing bases. Umbels compound. Bracts and bracteoles well-developed and conspicuous. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals pubescent on the outer surface. Fruit cylindric to elliptic, subterete in section, bristly-hairy; ridges well-developed, obtuse.

Worldwide: 5-7 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 3 taxa.

Diplolophium buchananii subsp. swynnertonii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii (Benth. ex Oliv.) C. Norman subsp. buchananii N,ZDescription, Image
buchananii (Benth. ex Oliv.) C. Norman subsp. swynnertonii (Baker f.) CannonMSDescription, Image
zambesianum HiernMSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Diplolophium:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Diplolophium
Flora of Malawi: Diplolophium
Flora of Zambia: Diplolophium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Diplolophium

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Diplolophium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Diplolophium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Diplolophium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Diplolophium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Diplolophium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Diplolophium
JSTOR Plant Science: Diplolophium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Diplolophium
Plants of the World Online: Diplolophium
Tropicos: Diplolophium
Wikipedia: Diplolophium

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: Genus page: Diplolophium.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1048, retrieved 15 April 2024

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