6563.040 Saba (Pichon) Pichon

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & van Dilst, F.J.H. (1989) Saba (Pichon) Pichon, Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XXVII Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 59(1/2) 189-206

Description of the genus

Lianes, bearing tendrils. Latex white. Stipules 0. Inflorescence terminal, of cymes clustered in panicles. Calyx lobes free. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary hairy. Carpels completely fused into a glabrous, fleshy indehiscent, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Saba comorensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
comorensis (Bojer) PichonE,SDescription, Image

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Saba.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1107, retrieved 30 May 2024

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