Empogona Hook. f.

Clarke, H. & Charters, M. (ed. Moll, E.) (2016) The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names Jacana Media, South Africa

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: Gk. em- = within; pogon = bearded; referring to the funnel-shaped corolla tube - rather short, densely bearded at the throat.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Empogona kirkii subsp. kirkii

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
cacondensis (Hiern) J. Tosh & Robbr.B,W,C,SCb,Lk,S,WImage
kirkii Hook. f. subsp. kirkii B,C,E,SE,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Empogona:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Empogona.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1854, retrieved 18 June 2019

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