Cibirhiza Bruyns

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2)

Description of the genus

Slender woody twiners arising from a large tuberous rootstock; latex white. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences extra-axillary, umbelliform. Corolla rotate, fused portion extending as a flat limb beyond the corona; lobes broadly ovate or triangular. Corolline corona absent. Gynostegial corona in several series; tubular element shorter than the gynostegium; inner elements strongly lobed or divided. Anther appendages ± obsolete. Pollinarium with two pollinia attached directly to the pale brown corpusculum; corpusculum broad, both in relation to its length and in relation to the pollinia; pollinia consisting of single pollen grains enclosed by a wall. Follicles single by abortion.

Worldwide: 3 species, localized in western Oman, eastern Ethiopia or Tanzania and Zambia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cibirhiza
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cibirhiza
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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: Cibirhiza., retrieved 21 February 2024

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