7932.000 Phaulopsis Willd.

Manktelow, M. (1996) Phaulopsis (Acanthaceae) - a monograph Symb. Bot. Upsal. 31(2)

Description of the genus

Herb. Inflorescence axillary, subtended by a leaf-like bract. Calyx zygomorphic, 2-lipped; upper lip 4-lobed; lower lip of 1 much-enlarged lobe. Corolla obscurely 2-lipped; upper lip 2-lobed; lower 3-lobed; aestivation contorted. Stamens 4, didynamous, 2-thecous; staminodes 0. Pollen prolate. Capsule with elastic placental bases.

Worldwide: 20 species occurring in Africa, the Mascarenes and India

Zambia: 5 taxa.

Phaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
aequivoca M. Manktelow WNw,Cb
imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet subsp. imbricata B,N,W,C,E,SN,E,C,S,WDescription, Image
imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet subsp. poggei (Lindau) M.Manktelow B,N,WCb,N,W
johnstonii C.B.Clarke N,W
lindaviana De Wild.WNw

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phaulopsis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phaulopsis
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iNaturalist: Phaulopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phaulopsis
JSTOR Plant Science: Phaulopsis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phaulopsis
Plants of the World Online: Phaulopsis
Tropicos: Phaulopsis
Wikipedia: Phaulopsis

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: Phaulopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1328, retrieved 3 December 2023

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