6054.000 Diplolophium Turcz.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves 2-3-pinnate or 2-ternate with well-developed sheathing bases. Umbels compound. Bracts and bracteoles well-developed and conspicuous. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals pubescent on the outer surface. Fruit cylindric to elliptic, subterete in section, bristly-hairy; ridges well-developed, obtuse.

Worldwide: 5-7 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Diplolophium buchananii subsp. swynnertonii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii (Benth. ex Oliv.) C. Norman subsp. swynnertonii (Baker f.) CannonC,EDescription, Image
zambesianum HiernN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Diplolophium:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Diplolophium
Flora of Malawi: Diplolophium
Flora of Mozambique: Diplolophium
Flora of Zambia: Diplolophium

External websites:

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

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: Diplolophium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1048, retrieved 23 September 2023

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