6771.000 Araujia Brot.

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

Description of the genus

Shrubs, woody; stems twinging; latex white. Leaves opposite, margins entire; greyish green. Inflorescence axillary cymes. Flowers fragrant; calyx 5-partite; sepals ovate; corolla slightly contorted in bud; lobes 5. Fruit paired follicles, narrowly ovoid or pear-shaped. Seeds numerous; coma of silky hairs at one end.

Worldwide: 2-4 species in tropical South America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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sericifera Brot.

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

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: Araujia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1682, retrieved 27 November 2022

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