6422.000 Schrebera Roxb.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Leaves opposite, simple or 1-pinnate. Domatia 0. Inflorescences cymose. Flowers heterostylous, with "pin" and "thrum" forms, scented. Corolla pale cream or pink, salver-shaped; lobes 5-7, imbricate, each with a conspicuous patch of swollen brownish or purplish hairs at the base. Fruit a 2-valved, woody capsule dehiscing loculicidally. Seeds winged.

Worldwide: 10 species, occurring in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Schrebera alata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
alata (Hochst.) Welw.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
trichoclada Welw.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Key to Species

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Other sources of information about Schrebera:

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Flora of Botswana: Schrebera
Flora of Caprivi: Schrebera
Flora of Malawi: Schrebera
Flora of Mozambique: Schrebera
Flora of Zambia: Schrebera

External websites:

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

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: Schrebera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1080, retrieved 10 December 2023

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