Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Metachlamydeae
- Buddleja family
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983) Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) FZ 7(1)
Description of the family
Shrubs, trees or suffrutices, often with scaly or stellate indumentum. Leaves opposite or in whorls, less often alternate, simple. Stipules present but may be reduced. Inflorescences of cymes, panicles or racemes. Flowers actinomorphic, bisexual, 4(-5)-merous. Corolla with a tube. Ovary superior, 2-locular. Style terminal with 2-lobed stigma. Fruit a capsule. Seeds winged or not.
Worldwide: 7 genera and 120 species, tropical and warm areas.
Other sources of information about Buddlejaceae:
Flora of Zimbabwe: native/naturalised Buddlejaceae page
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Buddlejaceae
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: Family page: Buddlejaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/family.php?family_id=38, retrieved 22 May 2013