7005.000 Mina Cerv.

Description of the genus

Twining herb. Leaves usually palmately lobes, sometimes entire. Flowers borne in axillary pedunculate, often secund cymes. Sepals 5, aristate. Corolla tubular below, tubular-urceolate above, constricted below, slightly but distinctly curved, serrate at apex. Stamens long-exserted. Style 1, long-exserted. Stigma 2-capitate. Capsule 4-locular, 4-valved.

Worldwide: 1 species in Mexico and S America; widely cultivated in the tropics and subropics and occasionally escaping.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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lobata Cerv.

Other sources of information about Mina:

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Flora of Zambia: Mina
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mina

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1188, retrieved 17 August 2022

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