2013.000 Droguetia Gaudich.

Description of the genus

Monoecious (or dioecious) perennial herb (in ours) without stinging hairs. Stipules free, lateral. Leaves opposite (in ours). Inflorescences of dense sessile clusters in leaf axils. Male flowers: perianth 3-lobed; one lobe with prominent bristles; stamen 1. Female flowers: a woolly tomentose ovary and sessile stigma. Achene brown, shiny.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical and warm Africa to Java

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Droguetia iners

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ambigua Wedd.GI
iners (Forssk.) Schweinf.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Droguetia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Droguetia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Droguetia

External websites:

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

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: Droguetia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=483, retrieved 3 June 2020

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