6562.020 Ancylobothrys Pierre


Description of the genus

Lianes, with tendrils, or climbing shrubs. Stipules 0. Inflorescence of branched terminal panicles. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers keeled on the back. Ovary hairy. Carpels completely fused into an indehiscent, hairy (velutinous), fleshy, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 10 species in Africa; 1 extending to Madagascar.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
amoena HuaN,WCb,NImage
pyriformis PierreWNw

Other sources of information about Ancylobothrys:

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

External websites:

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

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: Ancylobothrys.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1106, retrieved 6 December 2023

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