3419.000 Agelaea Sol. ex Planch.

Description of the genus

Woody lianes, climbing shrubs or small trees. Leaves 3-foliolate. Inflorescence a large many-flowered panicle. Flowers 5-merous. Sepals densely brown-hairy. Petals white. Carpels 5, pilose. Fruit of 1-3 follicles, the follicles fulvo-tomentose. Seed with cup-shaped basal aril.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical Africa and Asia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Agelaea pentagyna

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Agelaea:

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Flora of Malawi: Agelaea
Flora of Mozambique: Agelaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Agelaea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Agelaea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=663, retrieved 20 January 2022

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