Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Metachlamydeae

Loganiaceae

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983) Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) FZ 7(1)

Description of the family

Trees, shrubs or lianes. Stipules present or 0. Leaves opposite, less often in whorls of 3, simple. Inflorescence thyrsoid, cymose or 1-flowered. Flowers mostly actinomorphic, less often zygomorphic, usually bisexual, 4- or 5-merous (in ours). Sepals free or united. Corolla lobes partly united. Ovary superior or slightly inferior, (1-)2(-4)-locular. Fruit a berry, 1-many-seeded.

Worldwide: 29 genera and 570 species, tropical with a few temperate.

Zimbabwe: 2 genera and 16 taxa.

Strychnos cocculoides

More sample images from the Loganiaceae (Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record)

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Strychnos angolensis

Strychnos angolensis

Strychnos madagascariensis

Strychnos madagascariensis

Strychnos pungens

Strychnos pungens

Strychnos usambarensis

Strychnos usambarensis

Links to genera:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this family

GenusContent
Mostuea Didr.Description, Image
Strychnos L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Loganiaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Loganiaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Loganiaceae
Flora of Zambia: Loganiaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Loganiaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Loganiaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=123, retrieved 30 July 2014

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