5168.000 Hypericum L.

Description of the genus

Trees, shrubs or herbs. Leaves opposite; lamina with translucent glandular dots, which may be linear, and frequently with black, submarginal glandular dots. Flowers terminal, solitary or in a cymose inflorescence, sometimes forming a corymb or panicle, bisexual. Sepals usually 5. Petals usually 5, yellow, often tinged with red. Stamens few-many, in 5 fascicles. Styles (2-)3-5. Fruit a capsule. Seeds minute.

Worldwide: c.370 species in termperate zones and on tropical mountains

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

Hypericum roeperianum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aethiopicum Thunb. subsp. sonderi (Bredell) N. RobsonMSDescription, Image
lalandii ChoisyN,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
peplidifolium A.Rich.ZDescription, Image
quartinianum A. Rich.N
revolutum VahlMSDescription, Image
roeperianum Schimp. ex A. Rich.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hypericum:

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Flora of Botswana: Hypericum
Flora of Caprivi: Hypericum
Flora of Malawi: Hypericum
Flora of Zambia: Hypericum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hypericum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Hypericum

External websites:

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

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: Hypericum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=960, retrieved 18 November 2018

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