7937.000 Mimulopsis Schweinf.

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or shrubs. Inflorescence paniculate, composed of dichasial cymes. Calyx actinomorphic, divided nearly to base into 5 subequal linear lobes. Corolla subactinomorphic; tube widely campanulate; lobes 5, subequal, contorted in bud. Anthers with 1 theca long-spurred. Capsule with c.6-8 seeds. Seeds borne on retinacula, bearing long white hygroscopic hairs on the margin. Ovules 3-4 in each loculus.

Worldwide: 30 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Mimulopsis solmsii

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solmsii Schweinf.N,ELp,McDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mimulopsis:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Mimulopsis
Flora of Malawi: Mimulopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Mimulopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mimulopsis

External websites:

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

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: Mimulopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1330, retrieved 24 September 2023

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