G.040. Oreobambos K.Schum.

Description of the genus

Tree. Inflorescence iterauctant, consisting of a cup-shaped cluster of pseudo-spikelets surrounded by involucre-like bracts on bare branches. Spikelets 2-flowered, usually with a rhachilla-extension and a distinct rhachilla-internode. Glume 1. Lemmas subequal. Lodicules 0. Stamens 6.

Worldwide: 1 species occurring from Uganda to Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Oreobambos:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Oreobambos.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=113, retrieved 24 May 2024

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