2074.100 Helixanthera Lour.

Description of the genus

Small hemiparasitic shrubs with simple indumentum arising from a single haustorial attachment. Flowers in racemes, 4-merous; bract unilateral and cup-shaped. Petals free; lower part erect, upper part spreading to reflexed. Stamens erect, arising from top of lower part of petals.

Worldwide: 45 species in tropical Africa and Asia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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garciana (Engl.) DanserCC

Other sources of information about Helixanthera:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Helixanthera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Helixanthera

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Helixanthera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=496, retrieved 27 February 2021

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