6978.000 Seddera Hochst.

Description of the genus

Prostrate to erect suffrutices or shrubs, never climbing. Leaves small, entire, usually with medifixed hairs. Flowers 5-merous, axillary, solitary or aggregated into few-flowered clusters or pedunculate cymes. Sepals subequal or outer ones larger. Corolla small, funnel-shaped; limb shallowly lobed; mid-petaline areas hairy. Ovary 2-locular, 4-ovulate. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, not forked. Capsule 4-valved. Seeds glabrous.

Worldwide: 20 species, mainly African, extending to Arabia and India

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Seddera suffruticosa var. suffruticosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. suffruticosa T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. hirsutissima Hallier f.TDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Seddera:

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Flora of Botswana: Seddera
Flora of Caprivi: Seddera
Flora of Malawi: Seddera
Flora of Zambia: Seddera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Seddera

External websites:

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

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: Seddera.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1177, retrieved 24 May 2024

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