2074.200 Oncocalyx Tiegh.

Description of the genus

Small shrubs, glabrous or with simple hairs and a single haustorial attachment. Flowers in clusters or 206 in an umbel with a very short peduncle. Corolla 5-merous, usually joined to less than halfway, opening with a V-shaped slit on one side, developing vents when mature; mostly yellow in colour, sometimes banded red and white or greenish; tube constricted above a basal swelling or narrow throughout; lobes linear, erect, recurved or revolute. Stamen filaments attached at base of corolla lobes or above. Berry obovoid, red, often with a persistent calyx.

Worldwide: 13 species from Arabia to southern and eastern parts of Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bolusii (Sprague) Wiens & PolhillGI,M

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Oncocalyx

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

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: Oncocalyx.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=500, retrieved 12 April 2024

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