7192.010 Karomia Dop


Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, unarmed or with woody spines. Leaves opposite, simple, entire, dentate or lobed. Calyx often coloured; limb rotate, 5-lobed, very accrescent and becoming papery with raised reticulation in fruit. Corolla strongly zygomorphic, appearing 1-lipped, the lip 5-lobed. Stamens 4, didynamous, long-exserted. Ovary hairy. Fruit dry, hard, turbinate or obconical, sometimes strongly 4-lobed above, separating at maturity into 4 mericarps.

Worldwide: 9 species; one in Vietnam, the others in Madagascar and Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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tettensis (Klotzsch) R. Fern.Lk,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Karomia:

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Flora of Malawi: Karomia
Flora of Mozambique: Karomia
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Karomia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Karomia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Karomia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Karomia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1214, retrieved 6 December 2023

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