8524.010 Weigela Thunb.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Deciduous shrubs, up to 5 m tall; leaves simple, margins serrated. Flowers in small axillary cymes; corolla weakly zygomorphic, with 5 lobes scarcely arranged in 2 lips; stamens 5. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: Between 6 and 36 species native to eastern Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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florida (Bunge) A. DC.

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External websites:

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

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: Weigela.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1721, retrieved 24 May 2024

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