6694.000 Vallaris Burm. f.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs, trailing or scandent; white latex. Leaves opposite; glabrous, minutely dotted. Inflorescence cymes, umbellate or compound corymbase; axillary or terminal. Flowers white; calyx 5-partite; lobes narrowly ovate-lanceolate; sepals free with or without glands inside; corolla sub-rotate, limbs spreading; lobes broad. Fruit paired follicles, oblong, free; splitting from below. Seeds numerous, starchy; apex crowned with coma.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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solanacea (Roth) Kuntze

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External websites:

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

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: Vallaris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1656, retrieved 24 July 2024

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