8230.000 Cephalanthus L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs, trees or woody climbers. Growth axes differentiated into 2 sorts: opposite leaves and in whorls of 3-4. Leaves with domatia. Inflorescences in heads, usually solitary, individual flowers well separated. Corolla salver- to funnel- shaped; lobes 4-5. Ovary 2-locular. Fruits fleshy, indehiscent, containing 2 1-seeded pyrenes.

Worldwide: 6 species in the tropics and N America

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Cephalanthus natalensis

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natalensis Oliv.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cephalanthus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Cephalanthus
Flora of Mozambique: Cephalanthus

External websites:

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

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: Cephalanthus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1372, retrieved 26 September 2016

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