6330.000 Lysimachia L.

Description of the genus

Glabrous robust perennial (in ours). Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, entire. Calyx deeply 5-6-lobed. Corolla campanulate, white, pink or mauve. Ovary superior. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Ovary superior. Capsule valvate.

Worldwide: c. 150 species in temperate and warm regions.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Lysimachia africana

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africana Engl.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lysimachia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Lysimachia
Flora of Mozambique: Lysimachia
Flora of Zambia: Lysimachia

External websites:

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

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: Lysimachia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1065, retrieved 26 October 2016

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