6481.000 Sebaea R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems usually ± 4-ridged or winged. Leaves well-developed or scale-like. Flowers 4-5-merous, terminal, solitary or in cymes, usually yellow. Calyx 4-5-lobed, ± free or with a short tube; lobes keeled or winged. Corolla tube with 4-5(-6) lobes; lobes without glandular nectaries within. Ovary ovoid or almost spherical, 2-locular. Stigma capitate or clavate, ± 2-lobed. Capsule septicidally 2-valved. Seeds very many, minute.

Worldwide: 60 species, Africa to India, Australia and New Zealand

Zimbabwe: 11 taxa.

Sebaea leiostyla

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bojeri Griseb.EDescription
brachyphylla Griseb.C,EDescription
grandis (E. Mey.) Steud.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
junodii SchinzC,EDescription
leiostyla GilgE,SDescription, Image
longicaulis SchinzC,E,SDescription
microphylla (Edgew.) Knobl.N,W,C,E,S
minuta Paiva & NogueiraN,W,C,SDescription, Image
pentandra E. Mey. var. burchellii (Gilg) MaraisN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
platyptera (Baker) BoutiqueN,C,S
sedoides Gilg var. confertiflora (Schinz) MaraisE

Other sources of information about Sebaea:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sebaea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sebaea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sebaea
Wikipedia: Sebaea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sebaea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sebaea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Sebaea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1094, retrieved 5 October 2022

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