5355.000 Tricliceras Thonn. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Stems often bristly. Stipules usually 0. Inflorescences scapose or axillary, of 1-many-flowered racemes. Calyx tube cylindric. Petals pale yellow to scarlet or brick-red, rarely white, with a small ligule opposite the insertion. Stamens 5, 3 longer than the other 2. Capsule linear or narrowly ellipsoid, resembling a siliqua.

Worldwide: 12 species in warm parts of Africa

Zambia: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
brevicaule (Urb.) R. Fern. var. rosulatum (Urb.) R. Fern.N,EImage
brevicaule (Urb.) R. Fern. var. brevicaule
glanduliferum (Klotzsch) R.Fern.Description, Image
lobatum (Urb.) R. Fern.Mc,WDescription, Image
longepedunculatum (Mast.) R. Fern. var. longepedunculatum B,N,C,E,SLk,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tricliceras:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Tricliceras
Flora of Caprivi: Tricliceras
Flora of Malawi: Tricliceras
Flora of Mozambique: Tricliceras
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tricliceras

External websites:

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

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: Tricliceras.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=984, retrieved 8 December 2022

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