7277.000 Moluccella L.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Glabrous, erect or ascending annual up to 1 m high. Leaves on long petioles, broadly ovate. Calyx enlarging to 5 cm. after flowering, campanulate, oblique, membranous; the margin 5-angled. Flowers small white, fragrant.

Worldwide: 8 species native to south west Asia and the Mediterranean.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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laevis L.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Moluccella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2076, retrieved 29 November 2023

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