6836.000 Schizostephanus K. Schum.

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 Unpublished list.

Description of the genus

Climber (in ours). Leaves opposite, petiolate; lamina glabrous, entire. Inflorescence cymose, 15-30-flowered. Sepals ovate, acute, fused at the base. Corolla rotate, 5-lobed; lobes oblong, obtuse, recurved. Corona tubular, terminating in 10 teeth. Pollinia pendent. Follicles smooth, ellipsoid, hairless, winged (in ours). Seeds with entire marginal wing and a tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa: Angola and Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Schizostephanus alatus

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Other sources of information about Schizostephanus:

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Flora of Malawi: Schizostephanus

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Schizostephanus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1145, retrieved 12 December 2017

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