8564.000 Zehneria Endl.

Description of the genus

Climbing dioecious or monoecious herbs with simple leaves. Tendrils simple. Flowers small, white, becoming cream or yellowish-green with age. Male flowers solitary or in raceme- or umbel-like axillary clusters; corolla 5-lobed; stamens 2-3(-4), all 2-thecous; disk elevated and free from the receptacle-tube. Female flowers in similar inflorescences to the male; ovary smooth, glabrous to pubescent; staminodes often present, 3; disk annular. Fruit a berry, usually red and glabrous.

Worldwide: 30 species in the tropics of the Old World

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Zehneria minutiflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
marlothii (Cogn.) R. & A. Fern.W,S
microsperma Hook. f.C
minutiflora (Cogn.) C. JeffreyN,E,SDescription, Image
scabra (L.f.) Sond. subsp. argyrea (A. Zimm.) C. Jeffrey var. chirindensis C. Jeffrey[End][VU]EDescription, Image
scabra (L.f.) Sond. subsp. scabra EDescription, Image
thwaitesii (Schweinf.) C. JeffreyN,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Zehneria:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Zehneria
Flora of Caprivi: Zehneria
Flora of Malawi: Zehneria
Flora of Mozambique: Zehneria
Flora of Zambia: Zehneria

External websites:

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

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: Zehneria.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1434, retrieved 29 June 2016

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