8326.000 Heinsia DC.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite; stipules deeply 2-fid. Flowers 4-6-merous, solitary or in terminal and lateral cymes. Calyx tube turbinate; lobes ± foliaceous. Corolla hypocrateriform, white; tube slender; lobes imbricate. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit indehiscent, crowned with persistent calyx lobes.

Worldwide: 4-5 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Heinsia crinita subsp. parviflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
crinita (Afzel.) G. Taylor subsp. parviflora (K. Schum. & K. Krause) Verdc.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
zanzibarica (Bojer) Verdc.NImage

Other sources of information about Heinsia:

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Flora of Botswana: Heinsia
Flora of Malawi: Heinsia
Flora of Zambia: Heinsia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Heinsia

External websites:

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

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: Heinsia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1388, retrieved 4 March 2024

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