Paracephaelis Baill.

Bridson, D.M. (1998) Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2)

Description of the genus

Leaves chartaceous, pubescent or glabrous, mature at time of flowering. Stipules triangular-apiculate, caducous. Inflorescences terminal on short leafy lateral branches and occasionally on the main branches, often congested; flowers sessile and subtended by opposite bracts, or shortly pedicellate. Calyx limb-tube bearing triangular to sublinear lobes. Corolla salver-shaped; tube densely covered with appressed hairs outside, pubescent within. Fruit 2-locular. Seeds 2–4 per fruit, reddish-brown, with a shallow elongated hilar groove, smooth.

Worldwide: Five species centred on Madagascar.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
trichantha (Baker) De BlockN

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Paracephaelis., retrieved 26 September 2022

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