6449.000 Mostuea Didr.

Description of the genus

Small shrubs, occasionally lianes. Leaves opposite. Stipules membranous. Inflorescence a short terminal or axillary cyme. Corolla (in ours) white, lilac or pink, usually yellow at the base, 5-lobed. Fruit a 2-lobed flattened capsule. Seeds pale brown, appressed-hairy.

Worldwide: 8 species, 1 in South America, the rest in tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

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brunonis Didr. var. brunonis EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mostuea:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Mostuea
Flora of Mozambique: Mostuea
Flora of Zambia: Mostuea

External websites:

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

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: Mostuea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1087, retrieved 27 May 2016

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