2373.000 Hilleria Vell.

Stannard, B.L. (1988) Phytolaccaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)

Description of the genus

Herbs, sometimes woody at base. Leaves ovate or elliptic to broadly lanceolate, acuminate, rounded to cuneate and often unequal at base, petiolate. Inflorescence terminal and axillary racemes. Flowers, more or less zygomorphic. Bracts single, caudate. Bracteoles in pairs. Sepals 4, one free, 3 united with centre one slightly larger, accrescent at fruiting. Fruit lenticulate, sometimes slightly asymmetric, pericarp wrinkled. Seed discoidal; testa black.

Worldwide: Three species in South America, one species in Africa and Madagascar.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
latifolia (Lam.) H. Walt.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hilleria:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hilleria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hilleria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hilleria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hilleria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hilleria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Hilleria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2286, retrieved 16 September 2019

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