Lettowianthus Diels

Robson, N.K.B. (1960) Annonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1)

Description of the genus

Tree; foliage with sparse indumentum of simple hairs. Flowers rather large, solitary in the axils of fallen leaves, pedunculated; sepals 3, slightly imbricate, almost completely free petals 6, slightly imbricate, in 2 whorls, the inner 3 slightly larger, free, soon spreading. Carpels several, free, obovoid, 2-ovulate. Monocarps indehiscent, globose, on long stipes, 1–2-seeded. Seeds subglobose or plano-convex.

Worldwide: 1 species in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Lettowianthus stellatus

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stellatus Diels[LR-nt]NImage

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lettowianthus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lettowianthus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lettowianthus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lettowianthus
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iNaturalist: Lettowianthus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lettowianthus
JSTOR Plant Science: Lettowianthus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lettowianthus
Plants of the World Online: Lettowianthus
Tropicos: Lettowianthus
Wikipedia: Lettowianthus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Lettowianthus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2469, retrieved 24 September 2023

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