6330.000 Lysimachia L.

Description of the genus

Glabrous robust perennial (in ours). Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, entire. Calyx deeply 5-6-lobed. Corolla campanulate, white, pink or mauve. Ovary superior. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Ovary superior. Capsule valvate.

Worldwide: c. 150 species in temperate and warm regions.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Lysimachia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Lysimachia
Flora of Mozambique: Lysimachia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lysimachia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Lysimachia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Lysimachia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1065, retrieved 29 September 2023

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