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 Malawi: Trochomeria
Flora of Mozambique: Trochomeria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Trochomeria

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Trochomeria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1445, retrieved 4 February 2023

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