Oedina Tiegh.

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006) Loranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3)

Description of the genus

Shrubs extending to 2 m or more; hairs stellate and dendritic; twigs slightly compressed to angular, soon terete. Leaves mostly opposite or subopposite, rarely clustered, shortly petiolate. Flowers in racemes or spikes from axils and older nodes, few–many-flowered; bract small, unilateral. Calyx saucer-shaped to tubular, entire to shortly toothed; corolla joined up to halfway, 5-lobed, radially symmetrical to slightly zygomorphic, yellow to red without any marked colour-banding, lobes usually erect. Fruit a berry, blue-green, ovoid-ellipsoid. Seed orange to red.

Worldwide: Four species in Tanzania and Malawi.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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pendens (Engl. & K. Krause) Polhill & WiensEMc

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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Oedina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oedina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oedina

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Oedina.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2040, retrieved 27 February 2020

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