8562.000 Mukia Arn.

Description of the genus

Climbing or prostrate, monoecious, herbs. Leaves simple, petiolate. Tendrils simple. Flowers very small. Male flowers in sessile fascicles, shortly pedicellate. Corolla lobes 5, united below. Stamens 3, two 2-thecous, one single 1-thecous. Female flowers also in sessile fascicles, ± sessile or shortly pedicellate; staminodes 3, stigma 3-lobed. Fruit spherical (in ours), smooth, red, usually glabrous when mature.

Worldwide: 4 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Mukia maderaspatana

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maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem.N,W,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mukia:

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Flora of Botswana: Mukia
Flora of Malawi: Mukia
Flora of Mozambique: Mukia
Flora of Zambia: Mukia

External websites:

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

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: Mukia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1433, retrieved 30 July 2016

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