1992.000 Pouzolzia Gaudich.

Description of the genus

Herbs or shrubs, monoecious, without stinging hairs. Stipules free, lateral. Leaves alternate, spirally arranged (in ours), petiolate, entire or serrate. Cystoliths dot-like. Inflorescence of compact, axillary, bisexual clusters. Male flowers pedicellate, 4-5-merous. Female flowers sessile, with an indefinite number of tepals fused into a tube.

Worldwide: 70 species in the tropics

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
bracteosa Friis [DD]C
mixta SolmsN,C,E,SLkDescription, Image
parasitica (Forssk.) Schweinf.N,WCb,LkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pouzolzia:

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Flora of Botswana: Pouzolzia
Flora of Malawi: Pouzolzia
Flora of Mozambique: Pouzolzia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pouzolzia

External websites:

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

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: Pouzolzia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=482, retrieved 2 October 2022

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