7716.010 Podranea Sprague

Description of the genus

Climbers (in ours). Leaves opposite, imparipinnate with 5 or more leaflets; tendrils 0. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed, tube inflated. Corolla mauve-pink. Stamens 4, didynamous. Staminode 1. Ovary oblong. Capsule linear, flattened. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: an anagram of Pandorea, an Australian genus in which these species were once included

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Podranea brycei

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brycei (N.E. Br.) SpragueDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Podranea:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Podranea
Flora of Mozambique: Podranea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Podranea

External websites:

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

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: Podranea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1302, retrieved 21 October 2016

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