7535.000 Stemodiopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves opposite, simple, entire to crenate-serrate. Flowers solitary or in 2-3-flowered cymes. Calyx 5-lobed; lobes longer than tube. Corolla 2-lipped; tube cylindric or slightly widened above; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed. Stamens 4, didynamous; anthers 2-thecous. Capsule rostrate, downwardly directed in fruit.

Worldwide: c. 8 species in Africa.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
buchananii Skan var. buchananii N,EE
glandulosa Philcox [VU]CC
rivae Engl.NNDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Stemodiopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Stemodiopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stemodiopsis

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

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: Stemodiopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1275, retrieved 27 January 2023

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