7213.000 Tinnea Kotschy & Peyr.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, suffrutices or shrubs. Young branches, undersides of leaves and corollas with sessile glands. Leaves often held in a V and reflexed; margin entire. Calyx 2-lipped with 2 entire, broadly rounded lips, enlarging in fruit. Corolla with a 3-lobed lower lip and 2-lobed upper lip, dark reddish-brown to blackish-purple. Stamens 4, normally exserted. Style 2-lobed. Nutlets with a well-developed wing on the dorsal side.

Worldwide: 19 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 9 taxa.

Tinnea rhodesiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
aethiopica Kotschy ex Hook. f. subsp. stolzii (Robyns & Lebrun) Vollesen[LR-lc]NN
antiscorbutica Welw. [LR-nt]WNwImage
apiculata Robyns & Lebrun [LR-lc]NN
coerulea Gürke var. coerulea [LR-lc]NLp,N
coerulea Gürke var. linearifolia (Bamps) Vollesen B,WNw
gracilis Gürke [LR-lc]N,W,CCb,N,C
rhodesiana S. Moore[LR-lc]C,SN,SDescription, Image
vestita Baker[LR-lc]B,W,C,SNw,Cb,C,Lk,S,W
zambesiaca Baker[LR-lc]N,E,SNw,Cb,N,E,Lk,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Tinnea
Flora of Caprivi: Tinnea
Flora of Malawi: Tinnea
Flora of Mozambique: Tinnea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tinnea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tinnea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tinnea
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iNaturalist: Tinnea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tinnea
JSTOR Plant Science: Tinnea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tinnea
Plants of the World Online: Tinnea
Tropicos: Tinnea
Wikipedia: Tinnea

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: Tinnea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1215, retrieved 30 September 2023

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