6603.000 Tabernaemontana L.

CONOPHARYNGIA G. Don

ERVATAMIA (A. DC. )Stapf

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or trees, with milky latex. Branching dichotomous. Leaves opposite. Flowers actinomorphic. Corolla white, the lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers sagittate at the base. Fruit composed of 2 free carpels; these dehiscent or not.

Worldwide: 99 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Insects associated with this genus:
Botyodes asialis Larval foodplant
Tabernaemontana elegans

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
elegans StapfE,SDescription, Image
stapfiana BrittenEDescription, Image
ventricosa Hochst. ex A.DC.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tabernaemontana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Mozambique: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zambia: Tabernaemontana
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tabernaemontana

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-15

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2015). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Tabernaemontana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1112, retrieved 3 September 2015

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