5275.000 Rawsonia Harv. & Sond.

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate: lamina thick; margin spiny. Flowers in axillary spike-like racemes. Sepals 4-5 free. Petals larger than sepals with larger petaloid scales opposite each petal and with a fleshy gland at their base. Stamens numerous. Ovary 1-locular; stigmas 4-5. Fruit berry-like at first, later splitting longitudinally.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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lucida Harv. & Sond.N,W,CCb,N,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rawsonia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rawsonia
Flora of Malawi: Rawsonia
Flora of Mozambique: Rawsonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rawsonia

External websites:

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

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: Rawsonia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=971, retrieved 27 February 2024

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