3947.000 Hugonia L.

Description of the genus

Trees, shrubs or lianes, often bearing tendrils in subopposite pairs (see image 2). Stipules pinnatifid or palmatifid. Leaves alternate, entire or toothed. Flowers solitary or paired or in few-flowered cymes borne in the leaf axils. Sepals 5, unequal. Petals 5, free, yellow, with a short claw. Stamens 10, all fertile, the filaments united at the base to form a cup. Ovary with 2-5 fertile loculi alternating with an equal number of sterile loculi; styles 2-5. Fruit a drupe. Seeds (1-)3-5.

Worldwide: 32 species in the Old World tropics.

Mozambique: 3 taxa.

Hugonia orientalis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
elliptica N. Robson[End]Z
grandiflora N. Robson[NrEnd]N
orientalis Engl.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Hugonia
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Hugonia

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hugonia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hugonia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hugonia
Wikipedia: Hugonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hugonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hugonia

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: Hugonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=793, retrieved 27 March 2023

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