Mussaenda frondosa L. sensu lato

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Mussaenda frondosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Mussaenda frondosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Mussaenda frondosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

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Common names: White flag bush (English)
Description: Shrub to 2 m.Stipules deeply 2-lobed. Leaves ovate. Bracts 3-fid. Calyx lobes linear to triangular-lanceolate. Calacophylls cream or lemon-yellow. Flowers orange.
Derivation of specific name: frondosa: leafy
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Image last updated: Sunday 25 February 2007

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 434.

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Flora of Zambia: cultivated Mussaenda frondosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mussaenda frondosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Mussaenda frondosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Mussaenda frondosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Mussaenda frondosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Mussaenda frondosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mussaenda frondosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Mussaenda frondosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Mussaenda frondosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mussaenda frondosa
Plants of the World Online: Mussaenda frondosa
Tropicos: Mussaenda frondosa
Wikipedia: Mussaenda frondosa

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: Species information: Mussaenda frondosa., retrieved 22 March 2023

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