7493.000 Halleria L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves glabrous, opposite, petiolate. Flowers in axillary clusters, often appearing on old wood. Calyx 3-5-lobed, persistent. Corolla with 4-5 lobes, lobes short in relation to the tube. Stamens 4, exserted. Staminode 0. Style exserted, persistent. Fruit a berry.

Derivation of name: after Albrecht von Haller, 1708-1777, professor of botany, Göttingen.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and southern Africa and Madagascar.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Halleria lucida

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lucida L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Halleria:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Halleria
Flora of Malawi: Halleria
Flora of Mozambique: Halleria
Flora of Zambia: Halleria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Halleria

External websites:

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

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: Halleria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1263, retrieved 9 June 2023

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