2307.000 Sericorema (Hook. f.) Lopr.

Description of the genus

Much-branched, erect, annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes opposite, linear with revolute margins and hence semi-terete. Inflorescence an elongate, bracteate spike consisting of distant partial inflorescences of a single fertile flower (sometimes further fertile flowers) subtended by 2 modified sterile flowers. Perianth segments narrow, aristate. Stamens 5; pseudostaminodes 0. Ovary with 1 ovule. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Sericorema:

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Flora of Botswana: Sericorema
Flora of Mozambique: Sericorema
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sericorema

External websites:

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

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: Sericorema.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=525, retrieved 28 February 2024

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