Venter, H.J.T., Verhoeven, R.L. & Kotze, J.D.S. (1990)
A monograph of Tacazzea (Periplocaceae) South African Journal of Botany 56(1)
Description of the genus
Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite or whorled. Stipules represented by a line connecting the leaf bases often with glands among them. Flowers usually in
paniculate or corymbose cymes. Corolla deeply lobed, almost to base. Corona arising from near base of filaments; lobes filiform or linear and divided above into 2-3 filiform segments. Follicles diverging. Seeds flattened, keeled on
one face, sometimes narrowly winged on one side with an apical tuft of hairs.
Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and S Africa
Other sources of information about Tacazzea:Flora of Mozambique
(electronic Plant Information Center): TacazzeaFlora Zambesiaca
web site: TacazzeaGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for TacazzeaIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): TacazzeaKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Tacazzea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1124, retrieved 19 May 2013