6672.000 Funtumia Stapf

Description of the genus

Evergreen trees or shrubs. Latex white. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences cymose, congested, terminal and axillary. Sepals free, thick. Corolla lobes overlapping to the right. Anthers sagittate at the base. Disk present, 5-lobed. Fruit of 2 stiff woody follicles, fused at the base. Seed bearing long hairs.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Funtumia africana

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africana (Benth.) StapfEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Funtumia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Funtumia
Flora of Mozambique: Funtumia

External websites:

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

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: Funtumia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1116, retrieved 23 September 2023

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