5019.000 Cienfuegosia Cav.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or small shrubs. Epicalyx bracts 3-12, linear, sometimes minute. Calyx lobed, each lobe bearing a double row of oil-glands along each nerve Style not branched, clavate at apex with coherent stigmas. Ovules 2 or more in each loculus. Fruit a dehiscent capsule.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in tropical and warm America and Africa

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gerrardii (Harv.) Hochr.M
hildebrandtii GarckeMS,GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cienfuegosia:

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Flora of Botswana: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Zambia: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cienfuegosia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Cienfuegosia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=946, retrieved 22 April 2019

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