6562.000 Landolphia P. Beauv.

Description of the genus

Unarmed climbers with coiled tendrils, producing milky latex. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence terminal or axillary cymes. Corolla salver-shaped; tube cylindric; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary 1-2-locular. Carpels completely fused. Fruit an indehiscent, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 60 species in tropical America, Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 9 taxa.

Landolphia owariensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
buchananii (Hallier f.) StapfN,W,CNw,N,McDescription, Image
camptoloba (K. Schum.) PichonB,N,S
cuneifolia PichonWNw
eminiana Hallier f.N,WCb,N
incerta (K. Schum.) J.G.M. Pers.W
kirkii Dyer ex Hook. f.N,W,CLp,N,C,Lk,WDescription, Image
owariensis P. Beauv.N,WNw,NImage
parvifolia K. Schum.N,W,C,SNw,N,Lk,SImage
rufescens (De WIld.) PichonWNw

Other sources of information about Landolphia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Landolphia
Flora of Malawi: Landolphia
Flora of Mozambique: Landolphia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Landolphia

External websites:

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

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: Landolphia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1104, retrieved 6 December 2023

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