7493.000 Halleria L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves glabrous, opposite, petiolate. Flowers in axillary clusters, often appearing on old wood. Calyx 3-5-lobed, persistent. Corolla with 4-5 lobes, lobes short in relation to the tube. Stamens 4, exserted. Staminode 0. Style exserted, persistent. Fruit a berry.

Derivation of name: after Albrecht von Haller, 1708-1777, professor of botany, Göttingen.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and southern Africa and Madagascar.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Halleria lucida

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
elliptica Thunb.Z,MSDescription, Image
lucida L.Z,MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Halleria:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Halleria
Flora of Malawi: Halleria
Flora of Zambia: Halleria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Halleria
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Halleria

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Halleria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Halleria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Halleria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Halleria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Halleria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Halleria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1263, retrieved 27 September 2020

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