6679.000 Beaumontia Wall.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Woody climber. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence of terminal cymes, the flowers subtended by leaf -like bracts. Calyx large with leafy lobes. Corolla funnel-shaped, large, white. Stamens with long filaments, widened above, united, adherent to the stigma. Ovaries 2. Fruit long, cylindric, woody, splitting into 2 follicles.

Derivation of name: Named after a Lady Beaumont from Yorkshire

Worldwide: 9 species from India and China to Bali

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Beaumontia grandiflora

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grandiflora Wall.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Beaumontia:

External websites:

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

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: Beaumontia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1649, retrieved 14 August 2022

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