8283.110 Coddia Verdc.

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrub or small tree. Leaves and flowers borne on short lateral shoots. Leaves small, lamina narrowing gradually into the petiole. Flowers bisexual, 5-merous, solitary, subterminal with 1-3 at ends of the lateral shoots. Calyx tube ellipsoid; limb-tube campanulate. Corolla tube funnel-shaped, strongly narrowed at the base; lobes 5 slightly shorter than the tube. Anthers linear. Ovary 2-locular; ovules 5-8. Fruit a small berry, 10-ribbed, crowned by the persistent calyx.

Derivation of name: After Dr L.E.W. Codd, (1908-1999), botanist and ex-Director of the Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria.

Worldwide: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa (Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape) and Swaziland

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Coddia rudis

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rudis (E. Mey. ex Harv.) Verdc.N,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Coddia:

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Flora of Botswana: Coddia
Flora of Mozambique: Coddia

External websites:

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

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: Coddia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1378, retrieved 26 July 2016

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