7357.000 Hoslundia Vahl

Description of the genus

Herb or small shrub. Leaves opposite or ternate. Inflorescence composed of lax panicles or racemes. Pedicels articulated at apex. Calyx subequally 5-toothed; tube cylindric, becoming enlarged and fleshy in fruit. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens didynamous, the upper pair reduced to staminodes, declinate. Style exserted, shortly 2-lobed. Fruit ± spherical, berry-like.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Hoslundia opposita

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
opposita VahlB,N,W,C,E,SCb,N,E,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

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

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Wikipedia: Hoslundia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hoslundia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hoslundia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Hoslundia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1236, retrieved 8 December 2022

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