8007.000 Asystasia Blume

Description of the genus

Herbs or shrubs. Inflorescence terminal or axillary, thyrses, cymes or solitary. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-lobed. Corolla ± actinomorphic or 2-lipped; campanulate above; rugula on upper lip indistinct; lobes 5. Fertile stamens 4, didynamous; anthers 2-thecous. Ovary with 2 ovules. Seeds without hygroscopic hairs.

Worldwide: c. 70 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Insects associated with this genus:
Scopula minorata 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
sp. (Biegel 5184)

Other sources of information about Asystasia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Asystasia
Flora of Caprivi: Asystasia
Flora of Malawi: Asystasia
Flora of Mozambique: Asystasia
Flora of Zambia: Asystasia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Asystasia

External websites:

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

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: Asystasia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1345, retrieved 26 May 2016

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