7000.000 Astripomoea A. Meeuse

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987) Convolvulaceae FZ 8(1)

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs bearing conspicuously stellate-hairy indumentum. Leaves petiolate; lamina ovate. Inflorescences cymose, usually axillary sometimes forming a terminal panicle. Sepals 5, unequal. Corolla purple, violet or white with purple centre. Ovary 2-locular. Style 1; stigmas oblong to spherical. Seeds hairy.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Astripomoea malvacea var. volkensii

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
hyoscyamoides (Vatke) Verdc.CDescription, Image
lachnosperma (Choisy) A. MeeuseN,W,EDescription, Image
malvacea (Klotzsch) A. Meeuse[Agg]N,W,C,E,S
malvacea (Klotzsch) A. Meeuse var. malvacea N,C,E,S
malvacea (Klotzsch) A. Meeuse var. volkensii (Dammer) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Astripomoea:

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Flora of Botswana: Astripomoea
Flora of Malawi: Astripomoea
Flora of Mozambique: Astripomoea
Flora of Zambia: Astripomoea

External websites:

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

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: Astripomoea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1184, retrieved 1 July 2015

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