2205.000 Antigonon Endl. - Coral-vines

ANTIGONUM Endl.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006) Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3)

Description of the genus

Climbers. Leaves alternate, petiolate, entire with cordate to hastate base. Inflorescence of racemes which terminate in a tendril. Perianth of 5 brightly coloured segments; outer 2 or 3 cordate or ovate, inner oblong. Stamens 8. Styles 3. Fruit a 3-angled achene, loosely surrounded by the enlarged papery perianth.

Worldwide: 2-3 species in C America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Antigonon leptopus

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leptopus Hook. & Arn.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Antigonon:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Antigonon
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Antigonon
Flora of Mozambique: Antigonon
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Antigonon

External websites:

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

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: Antigonon.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2115, retrieved 25 August 2016

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