6729.000 Mondia Skeels

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2)

Venter, H.J.T, Verhoeven, R.L. & Bruyns, P.V. (2009) Morphology and taxonomy of Mondia (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75 456-465

Description of the genus

Liane. Leaves opposite. Flowers in axillary paniculate cymes. Corolla deeply 5-lobed, without a distinct tube. Corona arising from base of filaments, 5-lobed; lobes free, broadly obcordate or obreniform, with or without a dorsal process. Follicles thick, divaricate. Seeds flattened, with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

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

whitei (Hook. f.) SkeelsDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mondia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Mondia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Mondia
Flora of Malawi: Mondia
Flora of Mozambique: Mondia
Flora of Zambia: Mondia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mondia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mondia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1123, retrieved 19 May 2024

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