5019.000 Cienfuegosia Cav.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or small shrubs. Epicalyx bracts 3-12, linear, sometimes minute. Calyx lobed, each lobe bearing a double row of oil-glands along each nerve Style not branched, clavate at apex with coherent stigmas. Ovules 2 or more in each loculus. Fruit a dehiscent capsule.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in tropical and warm America and Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Mozambique: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cienfuegosia

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

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: Cienfuegosia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=946, retrieved 2 February 2023

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