Fadogiella Robyns

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

Description of the genus

Subshrubby herbs or shrubs, completely softly tomentose, mostly much branched. Leaves opposite, or less often in whorls of 3, shortly petioled; stipules with triangular or sheathing connate bases and subulate appendages. Inflorescence relatively large subsessile or shortly pedunculate, dense, cymes. Calyx tube globose with a short limb or short, triangular teeth. Corolla thick, cylindric or obovoid; mostly yellow or greenish, densely tomentose; tube cylindric; lobes reflexed, obtuse or shortly apiculate. Fruit drying back, globose, crowned with the calyx limb, sometimes ribbed, containing (3)4–5 pyrenes. Pyrenes thinly woody. Cotyledons very much shorter than the radicle.

Worldwide: Three species, mostly in D.R. Congo.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
rogersii (Wernh.) Bridson N,W,CCb,N,Mc,CDescription, Image
stigmatoloba (K.Schum.) Robyns N,WNw,NDescription, Image

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Fadogiella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2011, retrieved 19 April 2024

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