7622.000 Buchnera L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, often scabrid and turning black on drying. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple. Inflorescence spicate or with flowers in ± spherical clusters or flowers solitary and axillary. Calyx tubular, 10-ribbed, 4-5-lobed. Corolla with cylindric tube and 5 ± equal lobes. Stamens 4; anthers strictly 1-thecous. Fruit a capsule, without a beak.

Worldwide: c. 100 species in the tropics and subtropics

Zambia: 40 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
arenicola R. E. Fries[End][DD]NN
attenuata SkanN,W,CC
bangweolensis R.E. Fr.N
buchneroides (S. Moore) BrenanN,CC
candida S. MooreLk
capitata Benth.Cb
chisumpae Philcox[End][VU]NN,Mc
ciliolata Engl.N,SS
crassifolia Engl.[NrEnd][DD]NMc
cryptocephala (Baker) Philcox var. cryptocephala N,W,C,ELkDescription, Image
cryptocephala (Baker) Philcox var. mwinilungensis Philcox[VU]WNw
descampsii De Wild. & LedouxWNw
ebracteolata Philcox[End][VU]NN
foliosa SkanN,W,CLk
geminiflora PhilcoxSS
henriquesii Engl.Nw,C,Lk,W
hispida Buch.-Ham. ex D. DonB,W,C,E,SWDescription, Image
hockii De Wild.W,SC
humpatensis HiernB,N,W,SW
lastii Engl. subsp. lastii Mc
lastii Engl. subsp. pubiflora PhilcoxNN
laxiflora Philcox[End][LR-lc]N,WCb
leptostachya Benth.CLk
lippioides Vatke ex Engl.N,SC
longispicata SchinzSDescription, Image
multicaulis Engl.EE
nervosa Philcox[End][VU]NLp
nigricans (Benth.) SkanNN
nitida Skan[NrEnd][DD]NMc
nuttii SkanN,C,SNDescription
peduncularis BrenanN,W,C,ELk
prorepens Eckl. & Gilg[NrEnd]B,N,W,C,SNw,Mc,C,S,WDescription, Image
pulcherrima R. E. Fries[End][DD]NLp
quadrifaria BakerN,ENDescription, Image
randii S. MooreW
ruwenzoriensis SkanN,WN
speciosa SkanMc
splendens Engl.NN
trilobata Skan[LR-lc]N,WMc
welwitschii Engl.W,CC

Other sources of information about Buchnera:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Buchnera
Flora of Caprivi: Buchnera
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Buchnera
Flora of Malawi: Buchnera
Flora of Mozambique: Buchnera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Buchnera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Buchnera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Buchnera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Buchnera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Buchnera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Buchnera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Buchnera
JSTOR Plant Science: Buchnera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Buchnera
Plants of the World Online: Buchnera
Tropicos: Buchnera
Wikipedia: Buchnera

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Buchnera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1295, retrieved 16 April 2024

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