3808.000 Pseudarthria Wight & Arn.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or subshrubs. Stipules free; stipels present. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Inflorescences. axillary or terminal, falsely racemose or paniculate; flowers paired or fasciculate. Calyx 5-lobed; lobes subequal, the upper pair ± entirely joined to form a lip. Ovary many-ovulate. Pod splitting into 2 thin valves (not breaking up transversely into articles), flattened.

Derivation of name: A false joint, referring to the partitions in the pod.

Worldwide: 5 species in the tropical Old World

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Pseudarthria hookeri var. hookeri

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
hookeri Wight & Arn. var. hookeri N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pseudarthria:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pseudarthria
Flora of Malawi: Pseudarthria
Flora of Zambia: Pseudarthria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pseudarthria

External websites:

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

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: Pseudarthria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=746, retrieved 27 May 2024

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