Vausagesia Baill.

Robson, N.K.B. (1963) Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Perennial herb, rhizomatous, completely glabrous. Leaves petiolate to sessile; lamina with margin serrate, revolute; stipules with long-glandular-fimbriate margins or almost completely dissected into glandular-filamentous lobes, longitudinally striate, free, persistent. Inflorescence of few-flowered monochasial cymes in the axils of reduced bract-like vegetative leaves; pedicels articulated at the base or not articulated. Sepals 5, green with pale margin, persistent, not enlarging or changing colour in fruit. Petals 5, pink, not unguiculate, deciduous. Fruit a capsule with 3 septicidal valves. Seeds small, with punctate testa and abundant endosperm.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
africana Baill. B,N,WNw,N,W

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External websites:

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

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: Vausagesia., retrieved 29 September 2023

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