2401.000 Aizoon L.

Description of the genus

Many-stemmed annual or perennial herbs. Leaevs alternate. Stipules 0. Flowers bisexual, solitary, sessile in leaf axils or forks of branches. Perianth segments 5, united into a short tube. Stamens numerous, in fascicles alternating with the perianth segments. Ovary superior, consisting of 5 carpels, with numerous ovules in each loculus. Styles 5. Fruit a 5-valved loculicidal capsule. Seeds numerous, reniform, ridged.

Worldwide: 11 species occurring in southern Spain, Asia Minor, North, East and South Africa and Australia.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Aizoon canariense

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
canariense L.GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Aizoon:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Aizoon
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aizoon

External websites:

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

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: Aizoon.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=561, retrieved 9 December 2023

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