79.000 Burnatia Micheli

Description of the genus

Dioecious herbs. Leaves erect. Inflorescence of whorls of 3 branches or 3 flowers; bracts 3. Flowers unisexual. Male flowers: sepals 3, petals 3, stamens 9, abortive carpels c.12. Female flowers: sepals 3, petals 0, rarely present as 3 minute scales; carpels numerous, free. Achenes spirally arranged, laterally flattened with a flange following the outline of the seed cavity on each side, glandular.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Burnatia enneandra

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
enneandra (Hochst.) MicheliN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Burnatia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Burnatia
Flora of Caprivi: Burnatia
Flora of Malawi: Burnatia
Flora of Mozambique: Burnatia
Flora of Zambia: Burnatia

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Burnatia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=105, retrieved 28 July 2016

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