6810.000 Pentarrhinum E. Mey.

Goyder, D.J. (2007) Zimbabwean Asclepiadaceae. Unpublished list.

Description of the genus

Perennial, twining and climbing herbs. Leaves cordate. Inflorescences lateral, umbel-like cymes. Corolla deeply 5-lobed. Corona 5-lobed; lobes in side view obconic, trumpet or slipper-shaped forming a narrow cavity within. Pollinia pendent. Follicles lanceolate, ± beaked, echinate. Seeds narrowly winged.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Pentarrhinum insipidum

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insipidum E. Mey.W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pentarrhinum:

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

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pentarrhinum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pentarrhinum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pentarrhinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pentarrhinum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pentarrhinum

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: Pentarrhinum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1143, retrieved 1 October 2016

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