6979.000 Bonamia Thouars

Description of the genus

Shrubby climbers. Leaves entire. Inflorescences of dense, usually many-flowered, axillary or terminal cymes or panicles. Sepals equal or subequal. Corolla funnel-shaped, blue (in ours) or white, with mid-petaline areas hairy. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-locular. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, or joined for about half their length. Capsule 4-valved. Seeds 2-4.

Worldwide: c. 40 species, widespread in the tropics.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Bonamia spectabilis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
spectabilis (Choisy) Hallier f.B,N,W,C,SN,C,Lk,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Bonamia:

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Flora of Botswana: Bonamia
Flora of Mozambique: Bonamia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bonamia

External websites:

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

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: Bonamia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1178, retrieved 24 July 2024

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