Ficalhoa Hiern

Robson, N.K.B. (1960-1) Theaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2)

Description of the genus

Tree with terete branches and alternate serrulate leaves. Flowers in solitary or paired axillary few- or many-flowered cymes. Bracteoles 2 or 0. Sepals 5, connate in the lower third, persistent, petals 5, alternating with the sepals, connate in the lower third to form a corolla, eventually deciduous. Fruit a 5-valved capsule, hemispherical, woody, many-seeded. Seeds small, irregularly compressed-ovoid.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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laurifolia HiernN,W

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ficalhoa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ficalhoa
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Wikipedia: Ficalhoa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficalhoa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ficalhoa

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: Ficalhoa., retrieved 21 October 2020

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