Chamaeclitandra (Stapf) Pichon

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Kupicha, F.K. et al. (1985) Apocynaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(2)

Description of the genus

Rhizomatous shrubs with straight stems; tendrils absent. Latex present, abundant in the rootstocks. Inflorescence cymes terminal and axillary. Calyx lobes ± free to base; corolla hypocrateriform; tube glabrous without, pilose within around the stamens and near the mouth; lobes contorted, overlapping to the left, ± equalling tube, glabrous or ciliate. Ovary hairy; ovules few, in 2 series in each loculus; style, clavuncle and stigma very short. Fruit a few-seeded glabrous berry without sclerified pericarp.

Worldwide: 1 Species in Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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henriquesiana (Hallier f.) PichonB,W,SNw,S,WDescription, Image

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

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: Chamaeclitandra., retrieved 3 July 2020

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