2673.000 Uvaria L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, usually climbing or scrambling. Stamens numerous, linear or obconic; anther-thecae not septate. Inflorescence of solitary flowers or of few-flowered cymes, these terminal or extra-axillary, often leaf-opposed. Sepals 3. Petals 6, in two rows. Carpels, many, free in fruit, borne on a stipe, globular to cylindric, indehiscent, dry or succulent, sometimes edible.

Worldwide: 110 species in the tropics of the Old World

Mozambique: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
acuminata Oliv.N,Z
caffra E. Mey. ex Sond.M
gracilipes N. RobsonGIDescription, Image
kirkii Oliv. ex Hook. f.N
lucida Benth. subsp. virens (N.E. Br.) Verdc.MS,GI,MDescription

Other sources of information about Uvaria:

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Flora of Malawi: Uvaria
Flora of Zambia: Uvaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Uvaria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Uvaria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=594, retrieved 20 February 2018

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