8283.100 Catunaregam Wolf

Description of the genus

Spiny shrubs or small trees. Spines opposite and decussate on young and coppice growth; paired, single or 0 on older stems. Stipules acuminate. Leaves deciduous, paired and well-spaced on yung and coppice growth; in clusters on cushion shoots and brachyblasts. Flowers (4-)5-merous, bisexual or functionally unisexual. Inflorescences terminal or subterminal on cushion shoots ad brachyblasts. Calyx lobes ovate, oblong or spathulate, often with a rudimentary lobe in the wide sinuses. Corolla tube short, much shorter than the lobes; the lobes contorted to the left. Ovary 2(-3)-locular. Fruit crowned by a persistent, sometimes accrescent, calyx.

Worldwide: 10-15 species in Africa, Madagascar and Asia

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Catunaregam taylorii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
pentandra (G├╝rke) BridsonNN,Mc
taylorii (S. Moore) BridsonN,W,C,E,SCb,Lp,N,Mc,E,C,Lk,SDescription, Image

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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: Catunaregam.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1377, retrieved 14 June 2024

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