5314.000 Bivinia Jaub. ex Tul.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves alternate, crenate-dentate. Stipules 0. Flowers bisexual. Inflorescences axillary racemes. Sepals 5-6, valvate. Petals 0. Stamens in bundles alternating with the sepals. Ovary 1-locular. Styles 4-6. Fruit a dry capsule. Seeds with long cottony hairs.

Worldwide: 1 species in eastern tropical Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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jalbertii Tul.N,MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Bivinia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Bivinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Bivinia

External websites:

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

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: Bivinia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=978, retrieved 30 September 2023

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