Galiniera Delile

Bridson, D.M. (1998) Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2)

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, petiolate; stipule lobes triangular, shortly connate. Inflorescence axillary cymes. Flowers sweet-scented, 5-merous, pedicellate bracts and bracteoles present. Calyx tube ovoid; limb short, wider than tube, lobed. Corolla subrotate, tube extremely short; lobes ovate, contorted to the left. Fruit baccate, globose; calyx limb persistent. Seeds (2)4 per fruit; endosperm ruminate. Seeds paired.

Worldwide: One species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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saxifraga (Hochst.) BridsonE

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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: Galiniera., retrieved 27 September 2022

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