Stipularia P. Beauv.

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003) Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3)

Description of the genus

Erect woody herbs or shrubs, the stems sparsely branched. Leaves large, elliptic; stipules conspicuous, leafy, deciduous. Inflorescences axillary, capitate, enclosed in a capacious campanulate involucre, each with several sessile flowers supported by membranous bracteoles. Calyx tube oblong or obconic, lobes 5 erect, lanceolate; corolla narrowly tubular funnel-shaped, lobes short, valvate. Fruits subglobose or obovoid, fleshy, many-seeded. Seeds small, angular with thick testa and fleshy endosperm.

Worldwide: Two species.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Stipularia africana

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africana P. Beauv.BNwDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Stipularia:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stipularia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stipularia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stipularia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stipularia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Stipularia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stipularia
JSTOR Plant Science: Stipularia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stipularia
Plants of the World Online: Stipularia
Tropicos: Stipularia
Wikipedia: Stipularia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Stipularia., retrieved 4 December 2023

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