6323.000 Ardisiandra Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Pilose creeping herbs. Leaves alternate, circular, coarsely lobed and toothed. Inflorescences in 1-few-flowered extra-axillary racemes. Pedicels with bract (or leaf) at base, not geniculate. Calyx segments 5. Corolla campanulate, 5-lobed. Stamens 5. Staminodes 0. Ovary superior. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical African mountains

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Ardisiandra wettsteinii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
sibthorpioides Hook. f.EDescription
wettsteinii R. WagnerEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ardisiandra:

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Flora of Malawi: Ardisiandra
Flora of Mozambique: Ardisiandra
Flora of Zambia: Ardisiandra

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ardisiandra
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ardisiandra
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ardisiandra
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ardisiandra
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ardisiandra

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Ardisiandra.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1063, retrieved 19 May 2019

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