2293.000 Hermbstaedtia Rchb.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate. Flowers in spikes or heads. Modified sterile flowers 0; all flowers fertile. Perianth segments 5, equal or ± so. Stamens 5, the filaments fused for at least half their length. Ovary with numerous ovules; stigmas 2-3. Capsule circumscissile. Seeds black, flattened, shiny.

Worldwide: 14 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
angolensis C.B. ClarkeWW
scabra SchinzW,SW

Other sources of information about Hermbstaedtia:

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Flora of Botswana: Hermbstaedtia
Flora of Caprivi: Hermbstaedtia
Flora of Mozambique: Hermbstaedtia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hermbstaedtia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Hermbstaedtia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=523, retrieved 6 August 2020

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