8338.000 Cremaspora Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrubs, small trees or lianes. Branches appearing supra-axillary and often subtended by small, rounded, often cordate leaves. Stipules acuminate. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences of sessile, dense, axillary clusters. Flowers 5(-6)-merous, sweet-scented; bracts and bracteoles triangular-acuminate, not forming cupules. Calyx with campanulate limb tube and 5 teeth. Corolla white; tube cylindric or narrowly funnel-shaped; 5lobed. Anthers exserted. Ovary 2-locular; ovule 1 per loculus. Seeds flattened; testa wrinkled-striate.

Worldwide: 3-4 species in tropical Africa and the Comoros

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
triflora (Thonn.) K. Schum. subsp. triflora N,WNw,N,McDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cremaspora:

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

External websites:

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

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: Cremaspora.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1390, retrieved 14 June 2024

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