5018.010 Azanza Alef.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs with stellate-hairy leaves. Leaves palmately 3-5-lobed. Flowers yellow or purplish with a dark centre. Epicalyx fused with the calyx and with 5-15 caducous teeth or lobes. Calyx persistent, ± cup-shaped, with 5 short teeth. Ovary 5-locular. Style not branched, clavate. Fruit a loculicidally dehiscent capsule with 5 valves. Seeds woolly.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

garckeana (F. Hoffm.) Exell & Hillc.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Azanza:

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Flora of Botswana: Azanza
Flora of Caprivi: Azanza
Flora of Malawi: Azanza
Flora of Mozambique: Azanza
Flora of Zambia: Azanza
Flora of Zimbabwe: Azanza

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Azanza.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=945, retrieved 9 December 2022

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