7000.000 Astripomoea A. Meeuse

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987) Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 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 var. malvacea N,C,E,S
malvacea (Klotzsch) A. Meeuse var. volkensii (Dammer) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
malvacea (Klotzsch) A. Meeuse[Agg]N,W,C,E,S

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 6 October 2015

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