2428.000 Anredera Juss.

Walters, S.M. et al. (eds) (1989) The European Garden Flora. Vol. III. Dicotyledons (Part I). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Twining herbs with long, much-branched stems arising from underground tubers. Leaves fleshy. Flowers bisexual or unisexual, borne in spikes or racemes. Bracteoles 2. Perianth segments united at the base. Filaments curved outwards in bud. Fruit spherical, enclosed in the perianth.

Derivation of name: derivation uncertain.

Worldwide: 10-15 species in tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Anredera cordifolia

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cordifolia (Ten.) SteenisDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Anredera:

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Flora of Zambia: Anredera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Anredera

External websites:

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

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: Anredera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1685, retrieved 27 November 2022

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