Stapfiella Gilg

Fernandes, R. (1978) Turneraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Shrubs. Leaves petiolate, usually elliptic and serrate at the margin, frequently glandular-punctate. Flowers in terminal and axillary panicles or racemes. Calyx connate below the middle, with 5 tubercles within; petals, white, whitish or nearly translucent, inserted at the mouth of the calyx-tube. Fruit a capsule ellipsoid or clavate, dehiscing septicidally into 3 valves from the apex downwards. Seed obovoid, straight.

Worldwide: Six species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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zambesiensis R. Fern. [End]Lp,NDescription

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External websites:

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

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: Stapfiella., retrieved 28 September 2023

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