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:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Albertisia
Flora of Mozambique: Albertisia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Albertisia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Albertisia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Albertisia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Albertisia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Albertisia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Albertisia
JSTOR Plant Science: Albertisia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Albertisia
Plants of the World Online: Albertisia
Tropicos: Albertisia
Wikipedia: Albertisia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Albertisia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2214, retrieved 27 February 2024

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