8560.000 Oreosyce Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Small scandent herbs. Leaves simple, petiolate. Tendrils simple. Inflorescence consisting of few-flowered sessile fascicles, rarely solitary, pedicellate. Flowers small, yellow; receptacle-tube narrowly campanulate; lobes small, filiform; corolla-lobes 5, united near the base. Fruit ovoid, tuberculate or spiny, green or yellowish, dehiscent by expulsion of seeds from pedicel-scar. Seeds ovate in outline, compressed, with broad margins and depressed disk.

Worldwide: 1 species in Africa and Madagascar.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Oreosyce africana

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africana Hook. f.N,Z,MSDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Oreosyce
Flora of Malawi: Oreosyce
Flora of Zambia: Oreosyce
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oreosyce

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Oreosyce
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iNaturalist: Oreosyce
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oreosyce
JSTOR Plant Science: Oreosyce
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oreosyce
Plants of the World Online: Oreosyce
Tropicos: Oreosyce
Wikipedia: Oreosyce

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: Oreosyce.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1432, retrieved 19 July 2024

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