Hyalocalyx Rolfe

Fernandes, R. (1978) Turneraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves exstipulate, petiolate. Flowers solitary in the axils of the upper very closely arranged leaves. Sepals hyaline-membranous, connate in the lower half. Petals and stamens adnate to the base of the calyx-tube. Fruit a capsule 3-valved, opening loculicidally from the apex. Seeds oblong-obovoid, curved; aril entire; endosperm abundant, oily.

Worldwide: One species from Madagascar, East and South Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
setifer RolfeN,Z

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

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: Hyalocalyx.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2337, retrieved 20 September 2019

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