Azanza lampas (Cav.) Alef.

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Synonyms: Hibiscus lampas Cav.
Thespesia lampas (Cav.) Dalzell
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Description: Shrub or subshrub to 2(-3) m. Leaves: lamina ovate to broadly ovate or suborbicular, shallowly to deeply 3-lobed (upper leaves sometimes entire). Inflorescence of 1–3(4) flowers. Capsule conspicuously 4–5-angled, the valves c. 1 mm thick. Seeds c. 4 mm long, essentially glabrous.
Notes: Reported as cultivated in Zimbabwe in Maroyi (2006).
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Worldwide distribution: Tropical and subtropical Asia.
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Image last updated: Thursday 20 September 2007

Areces-Berazain, F. & Ackerman, J. (2020). A revision of Thespesia and allied genera in Tribe Gossypieae (Malvaceae-Malvoideae). Brittonia.

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

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: Azanza lampas., retrieved 29 March 2023

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