7010.000 Stictocardia Hallier f.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987) Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1)

Description of the genus

Herbaceous or woody climbers. Leaves entire, ovate or circular, cordate; densely glandular beneath (the glands appearing as black dots in dried specimens). Inflorescences pedunculate cymes. Sepals 5, enlarging in fruit. Corolla red or purple, funnel-shaped. Fruit a spherical capsule, completely enclosed by the much enlarged calyx. Seeds 4, pubescent. Pericarp thin, breaking irregularly.

Worldwide: 9 species in the tropics

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
beraviensis (Vatke) Hallier f.W,CCbDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Stictocardia:

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Flora of Malawi: Stictocardia
Flora of Mozambique: Stictocardia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stictocardia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Stictocardia

External websites:

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

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: Stictocardia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1190, retrieved 21 January 2020

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