5018.000 Thespesia Sol. ex Corrêa


Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves and branches lepidote. Inflorescences of terminal racemes or panicles or flowers solitary and axillary. Epicalyx of 3-5 bracts. Calyx cup-shaped, truncate. Ovary 5-locular; style not branched. Fruit indehiscent, woody or fleshy, (4-)5-lobed or not lobed.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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lampas (Cav.) Dalz. & Gibs.

Other sources of information about Thespesia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Thespesia

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Thespesia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Thespesia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Thespesia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Thespesia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Thespesia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Thespesia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2195, retrieved 7 July 2020

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