Mitrasacmopsis Jovet

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

Description of the genus

Annual herb with short erect branched stems. Leaves paired, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate; stipules with 2–4 fimbriae from a short base. Inflorescence in small, usually few-flowered terminal cymes. Flowers small, calyx tube ovoid, lobes 4, triangular-lanceolate; corolla tube very short, lobes ovate, throat hairy. Fruit a capsule bilobed at the base, with a very distinct compressed central beak. Seeds few, compressed subglobose, bluntly angular, distinctly reticulately pitted.

Worldwide: One species in tropical Africa and Madagascar.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Mitrasacmopsis quadrivalvis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
quadrivalvis Jovet B,N,WNw,N,Mc,C,WDescription, Image

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mitrasacmopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Mitrasacmopsis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Mitrasacmopsis., retrieved 18 August 2022

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