7717.000 Tecomanthe Baill.

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

Description of the genus

Lianas, climbing or creeping, rarely erect; stems glabrous or pubescent. Leaves opposite, pinnate; leaflets 1-7 pairs. Inflorescence racemes few-flowered, short, pendent; cauliferous or axillary. Flowers showy, calyx equally 5-lobed; corolla pink campanulate, lobes unequal. Fruit capsules linear-terete, sometimes sub-tended by persistent calyx, flattened, stipitate, loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds orbicular, winged.

Worldwide: 5 species in Malesia, Australia and New Zealand

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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dendrophila (Blume) K. Schum.

Other sources of information about Tecomanthe:

External websites:

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

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: Tecomanthe.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1703, retrieved 19 June 2024

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