8608.000 Trochomeria Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Stems erect, ascending or prostrate, arising from a tuber. Tendrils simple (macrocarpa) or 0 (polymorpha). Stipule-like bracts present or 0. Corolla star-like, with 5 greenish-yellow, often reflexed, lobes, often apppearing before the leaves. Stamens 3. Fruit baccate, red, indehiscent.

Worldwide: 7 species in Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Trochomeria macrocarpa subsp. macrocarpa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f. subsp. macrocarpa N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
polymorpha (Welw.) Cogn.N

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Flora of Botswana: Trochomeria
Flora of Malawi: Trochomeria
Flora of Mozambique: Trochomeria
Flora of Zambia: Trochomeria

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

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: Trochomeria.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1445, retrieved 31 August 2016

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