Schlechterina Harms

Fernandes, A. (1978) Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Tendrillous climber or sparsely-branched shrub, glabrous. Leaves coriaceous with the nerves prominent on both faces. Flowers solitary or in axillary fascicles. Receptacle very short. Sepals 3–4. Petals 2–4, similar to the sepals but smaller. Fruit a capsule oblong, 3–4-valved, with a thin woody pericarp. Seeds enveloped by a campanulate aril.

Worldwide: One species in east tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mitostemmatoides HarmsN,Z,MS,GI,M

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Schlechterina.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2321, retrieved 3 August 2020

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