2074.100 Helixanthera Lour.

Description of the genus

Small hemiparasitic shrubs with simple indumentum arising from a single haustorial attachment. Flowers in racemes, 4-merous; bract unilateral and cup-shaped. Petals free; lower part erect, upper part spreading to reflexed. Stamens erect, arising from top of lower part of petals.

Worldwide: 45 species in tropical Africa and Asia

Mozambique: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
garciana (Engl.) DanserT,M
kirkii (Oliv.) DanserN
schizocalyx T.Harris, I.Darbysh. & Polhill[End][VU]ZDescription
verruculosa Wiens & PolhillZ
woodii (Schltr. & K. Krause) DanserMSImage

Other sources of information about Helixanthera:

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Flora of Zambia: Helixanthera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Helixanthera

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Helixanthera.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=496, retrieved 19 July 2024

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