6330.000 Lysimachia L.

Description of the genus

Glabrous robust perennial (in ours). Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, entire. Calyx deeply 5-6-lobed. Corolla campanulate, white, pink or mauve. Ovary superior. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Ovary superior. Capsule valvate.

Worldwide: c. 150 species in temperate and warm regions.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

nummularia L.

Other sources of information about Lysimachia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Lysimachia
Flora of Mozambique: Lysimachia
Flora of Zambia: Lysimachia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lysimachia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lysimachia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lysimachia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lysimachia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lysimachia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Lysimachia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lysimachia
JSTOR Plant Science: Lysimachia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lysimachia
Plants of the World Online: Lysimachia
Tropicos: Lysimachia
Wikipedia: Lysimachia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Lysimachia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1065, retrieved 28 May 2023

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