7713.000 Tecomaria (Endl.) Spach

Description of the genus

Shrubs, sometimes with scandent branches, or small trees. Leaves opposite, imparipinnate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme or raceme-like panicle. Calyx campanulate, 5-toothed. Corolla orange to scarlet; tube narrowly funnel-shaped, ± cylindric, curved; limb 2-lipped. Stamens exserted. Ovary 2-locular; ovules numerous. Capsule flattened. Seeds winged.

Worldwide: 1 species (and two subspecies) in southern tropical Africa and South Africa

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
capensis (Thunb.) Spach subsp. capensis Image
nyassae (Oliv.) Baill.ex Schum.N,W,C,E,SLkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tecomaria:

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Flora of Malawi: Tecomaria
Flora of Mozambique: Tecomaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tecomaria

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tecomaria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tecomaria
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tecomaria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tecomaria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tecomaria

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: Tecomaria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1850, retrieved 14 August 2020

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