4913.000 Tetrastigma (Miq.) Planch.

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

Tall woody climbers. Leaves palmately trifoliate; leaflets ovate-elliptic, dentate, acuminate, coriaceous. Flowers in apparently axillary inflorescences. Petals 4, horned. Style very short, surmounted by the swollen 4-lobed stigma. Fruit a berry.

Worldwide: 8 species in primary rainforests of tropical and subtropical areas of Asia and Australia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Tetrastigma voinieranum

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voinieranum (Baltet) Pierre & Gagnep.Image

Other sources of information about Tetrastigma:

External websites:

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

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: Tetrastigma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2553, retrieved 19 June 2024

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