6582.000 Holarrhena R. Br.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees with milky latex. Stipules intrapetiolar, often obscure or 0. Leaves opposite or subopposite. Inflorescences terminal and/or apparently axillary, cymose, many-flowered. Sepals free or connate at the very base. Corolla salver-shaped; tube cylindric; lobes overlapping to the right. Stamens inserted at base of corolla tube; anthers not caudate, fertile to the base. Ovary with 2 carpels. Fruit composed of 2 long, slender, follicles. Seeds numerous, linear, striate, grooved, glabrous, without a beak; apex with a dense tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical Africa and Indomalesia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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pubescens (Buch. - Ham.) Wall. ex G. DonB,N,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,E,Lk,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Holarrhena:

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Flora of Malawi: Holarrhena
Flora of Mozambique: Holarrhena
Flora of Zimbabwe: Holarrhena
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Holarrhena

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Holarrhena
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Holarrhena
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Holarrhena
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Holarrhena
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Holarrhena

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Holarrhena.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1109, retrieved 23 July 2019

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