Stem square

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

I.e. 4-angled or 4-ribbed

FamilySpeciesComment
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Australluma ubomboensis
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Duvalia polita var. polita
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia hislopii subsp. hislopii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia hystrix var. hystrix
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia kirkii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia verekeri var. verekeri
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia zebrina subsp. zebrina
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Orbea carnosa subsp. keithii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Orbea rogersii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Orbea umbracula
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Stapelia getliffei
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Stapelia gigantea
Celastraceae Pleurostylia africana Branchlets 4-angled; this is small and is best seen with a lens
Olacaceae Olax dissitiflora
Olacaceae Olax obtusifolia
Rubiaceae Galium bussei var. bussei
Rubiaceae Galium bussei var. glabrum
Rubiaceae Galium chloroionanthum
Rubiaceae Rubia cordifolia subsp. conotricha
Scrophulariaceae Freylinia tropica
Vitaceae Cissus petiolata
Vitaceae Cissus producta
Vitaceae Cissus quadrangularis
Number of species: 23


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: List of species with each spot-character: Stem square.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=104, retrieved 15 December 2018

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