6674.000 Mascarenhasia A. DC.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees with milky latex. Tendrils 0. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence of few- or several-flowered terminal cymes. Corolla lobes hairy, overlapping to the right. Stamens 5, sessile. Disk present. Fruit of 2 follicles. Seeds with an apical coma, not rostrate.

Worldwide: 12 species in Madagascar, with 1 extending to Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Mascarenhasia arborescens

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arborescens A.DC.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mascarenhasia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Mascarenhasia
Flora of Mozambique: Mascarenhasia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Mascarenhasia

External websites:

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

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: Mascarenhasia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1117, retrieved 22 May 2024

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