7608.000 Micrargeria Benth.

Description of the genus

Annual herbs, turning black on drying. Leaves opposite or alternate, linear, entire or 3-fid. Bracts and bracteoles both present. Flowers solitary, axillary and/or in a terminal raceme. Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate. Corolla 5-lobed. Stamens 4; anthers 2-thecous. Fruit a capsule. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 4-5 species in tropical Africa and India

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
filiformis (Schumach. & Thonn.) Hutch. & DalzielN,C,SSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Micrargeria:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Micrargeria
Flora of Mozambique: Micrargeria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Micrargeria

External websites:

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

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: Micrargeria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1291, retrieved 5 December 2022

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