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.

Derivation of name: after Hendrik Bernhard Oldenland, c. 1663-1699, German-born South African botanist.

Worldwide: 300 species in the tropics, especially in Africa.

Zambia: 23 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,EDescription, Image
corymbosa L. var. caespitosa (Benth.) Verdc.N,C,SN,C,SDescription, Image
corymbosa L. var. linearis (DC.) Verdc.B,W,SNw,S,WDescription
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,W,C,SCb,N,Lk,S,WDescription
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. goetzii Bremek.B,N,W,C,SNw,N,C,SDescription
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. papillosa (Chiov.) Bremek.SCDescription
herbacea (L.) Roxb.[Agg]B,N,W,C,SCb,N,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
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, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Oldenlandia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1365, retrieved 4 July 2020

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