8359.010 Fadogia Schweinf.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or subshrubs, usually with several stems from a woody rootstock. Leaves in whorls of 3-5(-6) or opposite, shortly petiolate (in ours). Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered. Calyx tube campanulate or subspherical. Corolla tube usually cylindric; lobes 5(-9). Ovary 3-4(-9)-locular. Fruit glabrous, containing 1-3(-9) pyrenes.

Worldwide: 40-50 spp. in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Fadogia ancylantha

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ancylantha HiernN,C,E,SDescription, Image
cienkowskii Schweinf. var. cienkowskii N,EDescription, Image
homblei De Wild.N,EDescription, Image
stenophylla Hiern subsp. odorata (K. Krause) Verdc.C,EDescription, Image
tetraquetra K. Krause var. tetraquetra C,EDescription, Image
tetraquetra K. Krause var. grandiflora (Robyns) Verdc.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Fadogia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Fadogia
Flora of Malawi: Fadogia
Flora of Mozambique: Fadogia
Flora of Zambia: Fadogia

External websites:

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

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: Fadogia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1407, retrieved 27 September 2016

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