2122.000 Opilia Roxb.

Description of the genus

Scandent shrubs. Leaves: lamina elliptic; petiole articulated. Inflorescence racemose with imbricate bracts. Flowers minute. Calyx annular. Petals reflexed. Disk glands fleshy. Fruit ellipsoid.

Worldwide: 2 species in the Old World tropics

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
amentacea Roxb.N,W,CCb,N,C,LkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Opilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Opilia
Flora of Mozambique: Opilia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Opilia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Opilia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=505, retrieved 29 September 2023

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