8351.060 Lagynias E. Mey. ex Robyns

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite, paler beneath when dry. Flowers solitary or in few-many-flowered cymes. Calyx: tube subspherical; lobes 5, as long as or longer than the corolla tube (in ours), spathulate, obtuse. Corolla with a cylindric tube; lobes with an apiculate apex, usually reflexed. Ovary 5-locular; ovules 1 per loculus. Fruit with 1-5 pyrenes.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical eastern and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Lagynias dryadum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dryadum (S. Moore) RobynsN,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lagynias:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Lagynias
Flora of Zambia: Lagynias

External websites:

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

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: Lagynias.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1399, retrieved 24 July 2016

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