8351.060 Lagynias E. Mey. ex Robyns

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite, paler beneath when dry. Flowers solitary or in few-many-flowered cymes. Calyx: tube subspherical; lobes 5, as long as or longer than the corolla tube (in ours), spathulate, obtuse. Corolla with a cylindric tube; lobes with an apiculate apex, usually reflexed. Ovary 5-locular; ovules 1 per loculus. Fruit with 1-5 pyrenes.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical eastern and southern Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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dryadum (S. Moore) RobynsEEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lagynias:

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Flora of Mozambique: Lagynias
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lagynias

External websites:

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

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: Lagynias.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1399, retrieved 19 September 2020

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