2619.000 Albertisia Becc.


Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Suffrutescent twining lianas with greyish hairs. Leaves simple, broadly elliptic. Flowers either small in condensed axillary cymes or solitary in the axillar. Fruit a drupe, slightly wrinkled. Seed without endosperm, cotyledons very thick.

Worldwide: 19 species in tropical and warm regions of Africa and SE Asia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
exelliana (Troupin) Forman NLp

Other sources of information about Albertisia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Albertisia

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

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: Albertisia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2214, retrieved 7 July 2022

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