5274.000 Viola L.

Description of the genus

Perennial herb. Stipules laciniate, foliaceous, eglandular. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence of single flowers in the leaf axils. Petals unequal, the anterior larger and sessile.

Worldwide: c. 400 species in temperate zones, especially the N hemisphere and the Andes

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Viola abyssinica

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abyssinica Steud. ex Oliv.C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Viola:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Viola
Flora of Zambia: Viola

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Viola.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=970, retrieved 26 October 2014

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