6603.000 Tabernaemontana L.

CONOPHARYNGIA G. Don

ERVATAMIA (A. DC. )Stapf

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or trees, with milky latex. Branching dichotomous. Leaves opposite. Flowers actinomorphic. Corolla white, the lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers sagittate at the base. Fruit composed of 2 free carpels; these dehiscent or not.

Worldwide: 99 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Insects associated with this genus:
Botyodes asialis Larval foodplant
No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
divaricata (L.) R. Br. ex Roem. & Schult.

Other sources of information about Tabernaemontana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Mozambique: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zambia: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tabernaemontana

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tabernaemontana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1112, retrieved 6 December 2016

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