6582.000 Holarrhena R. Br.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees with milky latex. Stipules intrapetiolar, often obscure or 0. Leaves opposite or subopposite. Inflorescences terminal and/or apparently axillary, cymose, many-flowered. Sepals free or connate at the very base. Corolla salver-shaped; tube cylindric; lobes overlapping to the right. Stamens inserted at base of corolla tube; anthers not caudate, fertile to the base. Ovary with 2 carpels. Fruit composed of 2 long, slender, follicles. Seeds numerous, linear, striate, grooved, glabrous, without a beak; apex with a dense tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical Africa and Indomalesia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Holarrhena pubescens

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pubescens (Buch. - Ham.) Wall. ex G. DonN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Holarrhena
Flora of Mozambique: Holarrhena
Flora of Zambia: Holarrhena
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Holarrhena

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Holarrhena
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Holarrhena
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Holarrhena
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iNaturalist: Holarrhena
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Holarrhena
JSTOR Plant Science: Holarrhena
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Holarrhena
Plants of the World Online: Holarrhena
Tropicos: Holarrhena
Wikipedia: Holarrhena

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: Holarrhena.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1109, retrieved 15 June 2024

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