4228.000 Stigmaphyllon A. Juss.


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

Description of the genus

Woody climbers. Leaves simple, often glandular-ciliate; petiole bearing 2 glands in upper part. Inflorescences of umbel-like corymbs. Petals yellow, unequal. Stamens unequal; 6 fertile with 4 staminodes. Ovary 3-lobed with 3 distinct unequal styles, which are leafy or hook-like at apex. Fruit a samara, 1-3 together.

Worldwide: 100 species occurring in tropical America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Stigmaphyllon ciliatum

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ciliatum (Lam.) A. Juss.Description, Image

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

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: Stigmaphyllon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1831, retrieved 18 January 2022

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