Mitrasacmopsis Jovet

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003) Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3)

Description of the genus

Annual herb with short erect branched stems. Leaves paired, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate; stipules with 2–4 fimbriae from a short base. Inflorescence in small, usually few-flowered terminal cymes. Flowers small, calyx tube ovoid, lobes 4, triangular-lanceolate; corolla tube very short, lobes ovate, throat hairy. Fruit a capsule bilobed at the base, with a very distinct compressed central beak. Seeds few, compressed subglobose, bluntly angular, distinctly reticulately pitted.

Worldwide: One species in tropical Africa and Madagascar.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Mitrasacmopsis quadrivalvis

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quadrivalvis Jovet MSDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Mitrasacmopsis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mitrasacmopsis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mitrasacmopsis
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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: Mitrasacmopsis., retrieved 24 April 2024

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