6689.000 Wrightia R. Br.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite. Sepals almost free. Corolla: lobes overlapping to the left; possessing a corona of 2 rings of lobes and appendages. Fruit of 2 dehiscent follicles. Seeds comose.

Worldwide: 24 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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natalensis Stapf[LR-lc]E,SDescription

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Flora of Mozambique: Wrightia

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

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: Wrightia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1122, retrieved 2 December 2023

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