Anisosepalum E. Hossain

Description of the genus

Perennial or shrubby herbs. Leaves simple, opposite or in whorls with scattered orange glands beneath. Flowers one per bract, alternate, in terminal cymes; bracts fused to the pedicel. Calyx deeply divided into five unequal sepals. Corolla 2-lipped with linear tube. Ovary 2-locular. Seed black, ovoid, flattened.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical central Africa

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
alboviolaceum (Benoist) E.Hossain WNw
humbertii (Mildbr.) E.Hossain subsp. zambiense Champluvier NLp,N

Other sources of information about Anisosepalum:

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

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: Anisosepalum., retrieved 14 August 2020

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