6562.020 Ancylobotrys 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 Ancylobotrys:

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Flora of Botswana: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Malawi: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Mozambique: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ancylobotrys

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Ancylobotrys.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1106, retrieved 11 August 2022

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