2691.010 Friesodielsia Steenis

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, often climbing or scrambling. Flowers solitary. Bracteole 1, on the lower half of the pedicel, persistent, foliaceous (in ours). Sepals 3, much shorter than the petals in bud. Petals 6, in two whorls, free. Stamens numerous, cuneate-quadrate. Carpels few to numerous, free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, beaded-cylindric, stipitate, succulent. Seeds vertical; aril 0.

Worldwide: 55 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Friesodielsia obovata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
obovata (Benth.) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Friesodielsia:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Friesodielsia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=596, retrieved 24 November 2017

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