2467.000 Pollichia Aiton

Description of the genus

Small shrub. Stipules prominent, white, long-acuminate. Leaves opposite but appearing whorled. Flowers in dense axillary cymes. Sepals 5, free. Petals 5, minute. Stamens 1-2. Ovary 1-locular with 1 persistent filiform style. Fruit indehiscent, fleshy.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Pollichia campestris

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campestris AitonBWDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pollichia:

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Flora of Botswana: Pollichia
Flora of Caprivi: Pollichia
Flora of Mozambique: Pollichia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pollichia

External websites:

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

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: Pollichia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=576, retrieved 20 April 2024

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