7204.000 Congea Roxb.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrubs. Leaves opposite, simple, entire. Inflorescences of few-flowered cymes, arranged in panicles, the cymes subtended by prominent, petaloid (in ours) involucral bracts. Corolla 2-lipped, white or pink. Stamens exserted. Fruit a drupe.

Worldwide: c. 7 species in SE Asia and W Malesia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Congea tomentosa

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tomentosa Roxb.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Congea:

External websites:

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

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: Congea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2100, retrieved 7 December 2023

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