8608.000 Trochomeria Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Stems erect, ascending or prostrate, arising from a tuber. Tendrils simple (macrocarpa) or 0 (polymorpha). Stipule-like bracts present or 0. Corolla star-like, with 5 greenish-yellow, often reflexed, lobes, often apppearing before the leaves. Stamens 3. Fruit baccate, red, indehiscent.

Worldwide: 7 species in Africa

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f. subsp. macrocarpa B,N,W,C,E,SNw,N,E,C,WDescription, Image
polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn.B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Lp,E,Lk,S,WImage
subglabra C. Jeffrey [DD]Nw,N

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Flora of Botswana: Trochomeria
Flora of Caprivi: Trochomeria
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Trochomeria
Flora of Malawi: Trochomeria
Flora of Mozambique: Trochomeria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Trochomeria

External websites:

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

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: Trochomeria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1445, retrieved 2 March 2024

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