8136.200 Oldenlandia L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stipules with 1-several fimbriae. Leaves opposite. Flowers bisexual, heterostylous or isostylous, in terminal or axillary inflorescences, sometimes fasciculate or solitary at nodes. Calyx lobes 4 (in ours). Corolla lobes 4. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule subspherical to oblong, usually with a beak.

Worldwide: 300 species in the tropics, especially in Africa

Zambia: 22 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC. var. fugax (Vatke) Verdc.B,N,C,SLp,Lk,WDescription, Image
angolensis K. Schum. var. angolensis B,N,WNw,N,C,WDescription, Image
capensis L.f. var. capensis B,W,E,SNw,E,SDescription, Image
capensis L.f. var. pleiosepala Bremek.N,C,ENw,Lp,EDescription
corymbosa L. var. corymbosa [DD]N,W,C,E,SCb,N,E
corymbosa L. var. caespitosa (Benth.) Verdc.N,C,SN,C,SDescription, Image
corymbosa L. var. linearis (DC.) Verdc.B,W,SNw,S,W
echinulosa K. Schum. var. echinulosa N,WNw,N,C
echinulosa K. Schum. var. pellucida (Hiern) Verdc.N,WNw,N
geophila Bremek. [VU]Cb
goreensis (DC.) Summerh. var. goreensis B,N,W,CCb,N,C,Lk,WDescription, Image
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. herbacea B,N,C,SCb,N,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. goetzii Bremek.B,N,W,C,SNw,N,C,S
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. papillosa (Chiov.) Bremek.SC
lancifolia (Schumach.) DC. var. scabridula Bremek.B,N,W,C,SNw,N,CDescription, Image
nematocaulis Bremek. var. nematocaulis NN
nematocaulis Bremek. var. pedicellata Verdc. N
oxycoccoides Bremek. N
robinsonii Verdc. [DD]Nw
rosulata K. Schum. var. parviflora Bremek.NN,C,Lk
sp. A S
sp. C [End]NN

Other sources of information about Oldenlandia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Oldenlandia
Flora of Caprivi: Oldenlandia
Flora of Malawi: Oldenlandia
Flora of Mozambique: Oldenlandia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oldenlandia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Oldenlandia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1365, retrieved 18 February 2018

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