6562.020 Ancylobothrys Pierre


Description of the genus

Lianes, with tendrils, or climbing shrubs. Stipules 0. Inflorescence of branched terminal panicles. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers keeled on the back. Ovary hairy. Carpels completely fused into an indehiscent, hairy (velutinous), fleshy, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 10 species in Africa; 1 extending to Madagascar.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Ancylobothrys petersiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
petersiana (Klotzsch) PierreN,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
tayloris (Stapf) PichonN

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Flora of Botswana: Ancylobothrys
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ancylobothrys
Flora of Malawi: Ancylobothrys
Flora of Zambia: Ancylobothrys
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ancylobothrys

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Ancylobothrys.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1106, retrieved 28 September 2023

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