7497.000 Freylinia Colla

Description of the genus

Shrub or, rarely, a small tree. Leaves opposite or whorled, sessile or almost so; margin with a few teeth in upper half. Inflorescence of terminal and axillary cymes. Calyx 5-partite. Corolla 5-lobed; tube c. 10 mm, cylindric or funnel-shaped; lobes flat. Stamens 4, didynamous. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit a capsule. Seeds discoid with margin winged.

Worldwide: 5 spp. occurring in tropical and S African montane habitats.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Freylinia tropica

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tropica S. MooreDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Freylinia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Freylinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Freylinia

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

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: Freylinia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1265, retrieved 24 August 2016

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