4975.000 Triumfetta L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, shrublets or shrubs. Stipules lateral. Leaves alternate, simple (in ours), petiolate. Sepals 5, usually linear and with a short horn just behind the apex, stellately hairy. Petals 5, yellow or orange. Stamens 4-40. Ovary 2-5-locular. Fruit a capsule, usually spherical (rarely ovoid), echinate or setose. Note: mature fruits are essential in naming these species. The measurements of fruit diameters include the aculei.

Worldwide: 70 species in the tropics

Mozambique: 17 taxa.

The larvae of the following species of insect eat species of this genus:
Hyalites eponina (Dancing acraea or Small orange acraea)
Triumfetta pentandra

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amuletum SpragueTDescription, Image
angolensis Sprague & Hutch.MS
annua L.MS,MDescription, Image
dekindtiana Engl.N,Z,TDescription, Image
glechomoides Welw. ex Mast.N
kirkii Mast.N,MS
pentandra A. Rich.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
pilosa Roth var. effusa (E. Mey. ex Harv.) WildM
pilosa Roth var. glabrescens Sprague & Hutch.Z,T,MS,GIImage
pilosa Roth var. pilosa N,T,MSDescription, Image
pilosa Roth var. tomentosa Szyszyl. ex Sprague & Hutch.Z,MS
rhomboidea Jacq.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
tomentosa BojerN,Z,T
trichocarpa Hochst. ex A. Rich.MS
welwitschii Mast.[Agg]N,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
welwitschii Mast. var. descampsii (De Wild. & T. Durand) BrenanN,T
welwitschii Mast. var. welwitschii N,Z,MSImage

Other sources of information about Triumfetta:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Triumfetta
Flora of Malawi: Triumfetta
Flora of Zambia: Triumfetta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Triumfetta

External websites:

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

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: Triumfetta.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=934, retrieved 19 February 2018

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