6481.000 Sebaea R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems usually ± 4-ridged or winged. Leaves well-developed or scale-like. Flowers 4-5-merous, terminal, solitary or in cymes, usually yellow. Calyx 4-5-lobed, ± free or with a short tube; lobes keeled or winged. Corolla tube with 4-5(-6) lobes; lobes without glandular nectaries within. Ovary ovoid or almost spherical, 2-locular. Stigma capitate or clavate, ± 2-lobed. Capsule septicidally 2-valved. Seeds very many, minute.

Worldwide: 60 species, Africa to India, Australia and New Zealand

Zambia: 17 taxa.

Sebaea leiostyla

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
africana Paiva & Nogueira [DD]NLp,Lk
alata Paiva & Nogueira [DD]NN
baumiana (Gilg) BoutiqueN,WNw,N
brachyphylla Griseb.N,W,CNw,N,C,LkDescription
caudata Paiva & NogueiraSS
clavata Paiva & Nogueira [DD]NN
fernandesiana Paiva & Nogueira[DD]WNw
gracilis (Welw.) Paiva & NogueiraWCb
grandis (E. Mey.) Steud.B,N,C,EN,E,Lk,WDescription, Image
junodii SchinzNN,LkDescription
microphylla (Edgew.) Knobl.C,SLk,S
minuta Paiva & NogueiraN,W,C,SNw,N,C,SDescription, Image
pentandra E. Mey. var. burchellii (Gilg) MaraisC,SLk,SImage
perpusilla Paiva & Nogueira [VU]B,WNw,W
platyptera (Baker) BoutiqueN,SN,Lk,S
pumila (Baker) SchinzN,WNw,N
teuszii (Schinz) P. TaylorN,W,CCb,N,C

Other sources of information about Sebaea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Sebaea
Flora of Caprivi: Sebaea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Sebaea
Flora of Malawi: Sebaea
Flora of Mozambique: Sebaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sebaea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Sebaea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1094, retrieved 22 April 2024

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