7497.000 Freylinia Colla

Description of the genus

Shrub or, rarely, a small tree. Leaves opposite or whorled, sessile or almost so; margin with a few teeth in upper half. Inflorescence of terminal and axillary cymes. Calyx 5-partite. Corolla 5-lobed; tube c. 10 mm, cylindric or funnel-shaped; lobes flat. Stamens 4, didynamous. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit a capsule. Seeds discoid with margin winged.

Derivation of name: for Lorenzo de Freilino (1754-1820), Italian naturalist and botanist.

Worldwide: 5 species occurring in tropical and South African montane habitats.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Freylinia tropica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
tropica S. MooreMSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Freylinia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Freylinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Freylinia

External websites:

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

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: Freylinia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1265, retrieved 27 March 2023

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