5356.000 Streptopetalum Hochst.

Description of the genus

Annual herb (in ours). Plant heterophyllous (in ours). Inflorescences axillary, secund racemes. Sepals fused into a cylindric tube. Petals yellow to orange, without a ligule. Ovary 1-locular. Capsule ellipsoid, not constricted between the seeds. Seeds curved

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
luteoglandulosum R. Fern. [VU]Lp
serratum Hochst.Description, Image
wittei Staner Lp

Other sources of information about Streptopetalum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Streptopetalum
Flora of Caprivi: Streptopetalum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Streptopetalum

External websites:

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

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: Streptopetalum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=985, retrieved 5 October 2022

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