7524.000 Mimulus L.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves opposite, simple. Flowers solitary in axils. Calyx 5-toothed; teeth shorter than tube. Corolla 2-lipped, tubular; upper lip 2-lobed; lower 3-lobed. Stamens 4; filaments inserted near base of corolla tube; anthers 2-thecal. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule dehiscent loculicidally.

Worldwide: 150 species in southern Africa, Asia and America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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

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aurantiacus Curtis

Other sources of information about Mimulus:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mimulus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1272, retrieved 5 December 2021

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