6038.010 Berula Besser & W.D.J. Koch

Description of the genus

Robust glabrous perennial stoloniferous herb. Leaves 1-pinnate with sessile leaflets; cauline leaves very small; leaflet margin dentate. Inflorescences of compound leaf-opposed umbels. Bracts and bracteoles well-developed. Sepals triangular. Petals broadly obcordate; apex inflexed. Fruit subspherical, broader than long; ribs poorly developed; lateral ribs not marginal.

Worldwide: 1 species widespread in Eurasia, North America and in Africa from Sudan and Ethiopia south to South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
erecta (Huds.) Coville subsp. erecta N,W,C

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External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Berula.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1047, retrieved 3 October 2023

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