7357.000 Hoslundia Vahl

Description of the genus

Herb or small shrub. Leaves opposite or ternate. Inflorescence composed of lax panicles or racemes. Pedicels articulated at apex. Calyx subequally 5-toothed; tube cylindric, becoming enlarged and fleshy in fruit. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens didynamous, the upper pair reduced to staminodes, declinate. Style exserted, shortly 2-lobed. Fruit ± spherical, berry-like.

Worldwide: 2-3 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Hoslundia opposita

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
opposita VahlN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Hoslundia
Flora of Caprivi: Hoslundia
Flora of Mozambique: Hoslundia
Flora of Zambia: Hoslundia

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

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: Hoslundia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1236, retrieved 26 May 2016

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