6328.000 Samolus L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems (in ours) erect, arising from a basal rosette. Leaves alternate, entire. Flowers in racemes or corymbs; pedicels geniculate, with bract inserted at or near the middle. Calyx and corolla 5-lobed. Stamens alternating with staminodes. Ovary semi-inferior

Worldwide: 15 species, cosmopolitan, often in salt marshes

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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valerandi L. var. valerandi NNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Samolus:

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Flora of Botswana: Samolus
Flora of Mozambique: Samolus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Samolus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Samolus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1064, retrieved 18 January 2020

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