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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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
zambesiensis R. Fern. [End]Lp,NDescription

Other sources of information about Stapfiella:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stapfiella
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stapfiella
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Stapfiella
Wikipedia: Stapfiella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stapfiella
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stapfiella

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: Stapfiella., retrieved 28 May 2022

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