7467.000 Aptosimum Burch. ex Benth.

Description of the genus

Woody herbs or subshrubs. Leaves alternate, 1-veined, entire. Flowers axillary, solitary or in short cymes. Calyx 5-lobed; tube campanulate. Corolla 5-lobed; lobes rounded. Stamens 4.

Worldwide: c. 40 species in tropical and southern Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Aptosimum:

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Flora of Botswana: Aptosimum
Flora of Caprivi: Aptosimum
Flora of Mozambique: Aptosimum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aptosimum

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Aptosimum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1259, retrieved 24 May 2019

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