7716.000 Pandorea (Endl.) Spach

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

Description of the genus

Woody climbers, without tendrils. Leaves opposite, imparipinnate; leaflets entire or serrate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Calyx small, campanulate, truncate or with 5 short teeth. Corolla funnel-shaped to campanulate, slightly 2-lipped, white or pink. Stamens 4, included. Pod oblong with woody valves which dehisce into 2 longitudinal segments. Seeds elliptic, winged.

Derivation of name: Named after Pandora, a Greek mythological figure.

Worldwide: 6 species in Malesia, Australia and New Caledonia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Pandorea jasminoides

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jasminoides (Lindl.) K. Schum.Description, Image
pandorana (Andrews) SteenisDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pandorea:

External websites:

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

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: Pandorea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1695, retrieved 26 May 2024

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