7747.000 Fernandoa Welw. ex Seem.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves imparipinnate. Flowers axillary, solitary or in short racemes. Calyx campanulate. Corolla crimson or orange with a yellow throat; tube short. Stamens 4, each bearing divaricate anthers; staminode 1. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule cylindric. Seeds winged.

Worldwide: 14 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Fernandoa abbreviata

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SpeciesContent
abbreviata BidgoodImage
coccinea (Scott-Elliot) A.H. Gentry

Other sources of information about Fernandoa:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Fernandoa
Flora of Mozambique: Fernandoa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fernandoa

External websites:

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

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: Fernandoa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1309, retrieved 4 December 2016

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