8283.110 Coddia Verdc.

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrub or small tree. Leaves and flowers borne on short lateral shoots. Leaves small, lamina narrowing gradually into the petiole. Flowers bisexual, 5-merous, solitary, subterminal with 1-3 at ends of the lateral shoots. Calyx tube ellipsoid; limb-tube campanulate. Corolla tube funnel-shaped, strongly narrowed at the base; lobes 5 slightly shorter than the tube. Anthers linear. Ovary 2-locular; ovules 5-8. Fruit a small berry, 10-ribbed, crowned by the persistent calyx.

Derivation of name: After Dr L.E.W. Codd, (1908-1999), botanist and ex-Director of the Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria.

Worldwide: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa (Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape) and Eswatini

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Coddia rudis

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rudis (E. Mey. ex Harv.) Verdc.N,MS,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Coddia:

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Flora of Botswana: Coddia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Coddia

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

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: Coddia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1378, retrieved 25 September 2023

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