8262.000 Pauridiantha Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite or whorled; lamina long-acuminate, often with domatia; petiole flattened, channelled. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, reduced (in ours) to 1-3 flowers in each axil. Flowers bisexual, heterostylous. Calyx short, dentate or lobed. Corolla salver-shaped, white to cream, densely hairy in the upper half within. Ovary 2-3-locular; ovules numerous in each loculus. Fruit a spherical berry. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: c. 25 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
paucinervis (Hiern) Bremek. subsp. holstii (K. Schum.) Verdc.Z
symplocoides (S. Moore) Bremek.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pauridiantha:

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Flora of Malawi: Pauridiantha
Flora of Zambia: Pauridiantha
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pauridiantha

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pauridiantha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pauridiantha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pauridiantha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pauridiantha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pauridiantha

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: Pauridiantha.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1374, retrieved 4 August 2020

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