7003.010 Paralepistemon Lejoly & Lisowski

Lejoly, J. & Lisowski, S. (1986) Paralepistemon, nouveau genre de Convolvulaceae d'Afrique tropicale Bulletin du Jardin botanique national de Belgique 56(1/2) 195-197

Description of the genus

Robust woody climber (in ours). Inflorescences of cymes in the axils of the upper leaves, forming a terminal panicle. Corolla white. Stamens inserted on large (c. 2 × 2 mm) glandular-pilose scales near the base of the corolla tube. Ovary with a very short beak. Style articulated at the base, caducous. Fruit indehiscent, ± woody.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
shirensis (Oliv.) Lejoly & LisowskiW,C,E,SCb,N,C,Lk,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Paralepistemon:

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Flora of Malawi: Paralepistemon
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Paralepistemon
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Paralepistemon
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Paralepistemon
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Paralepistemon

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Paralepistemon.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1187, retrieved 21 January 2020

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