7713.000 Tecomaria (Endl.) Spach

Description of the genus

Shrubs, sometimes with scandent branches, or small trees. Leaves opposite, imparipinnate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme or raceme-like panicle. Calyx campanulate, 5-toothed. Corolla orange to scarlet; tube narrowly funnel-shaped, ± cylindric, curved; limb 2-lipped. Stamens exserted. Ovary 2-locular; ovules numerous. Capsule flattened. Seeds winged.

Worldwide: 1 species (and two subspecies) in southern tropical Africa and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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capensis (Thunb.) SpachDescription, Image
nyassae (Oliv.) Baill.ex Schum.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Tecomaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tecomaria
Flora of Mozambique: Tecomaria
Flora of Zambia: Tecomaria

External websites:

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

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: Tecomaria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1850, retrieved 21 May 2024

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