Didymodoxa Wedd.

Friis, I. (1991) Urticaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6)

Description of the genus

Slender annual herbs. Cystoliths dot-like. Leaves alternate, petiolate, serrate, dentate or entire; stipules lateral, free. Inflorescences of dense sessile clusters, axillary or on reduced branches, always without a common involucre, but often with ciliate or bristle-bearing bracts. Flowers few together, sessile; perianth boat-shaped. Fruit achene with a narrow, slightly unilateral wing.

Worldwide: 2-3 species in southern Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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caffra (Thunb.) Friis & Wilmot-DearWCb

Other sources of information about Didymodoxa :

External websites:

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

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: Didymodoxa .
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2033, retrieved 24 September 2022

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