6978.000 Seddera Hochst.

Description of the genus

Prostrate to erect suffrutices or shrubs, never climbing. Leaves small, entire, usually with medifixed hairs. Flowers 5-merous, axillary, solitary or aggregated into few-flowered clusters or pedunculate cymes. Sepals subequal or outer ones larger. Corolla small, funnel-shaped; limb shallowly lobed; mid-petaline areas hairy. Ovary 2-locular, 4-ovulate. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, not forked. Capsule 4-valved. Seeds glabrous.

Worldwide: 20 species, mainly African, extending to Arabia and India

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Seddera suffruticosa var. suffruticosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
capensis (E.Mey. ex Choisy) Hallier f.W,C
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. suffruticosa N,W,E,SDescription, Image
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. hirsutissima Hallier f.W,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Seddera:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Seddera
Flora of Caprivi: Seddera
Flora of Malawi: Seddera
Flora of Mozambique: Seddera
Flora of Zambia: Seddera

External websites:

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

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: Seddera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1177, retrieved 30 November 2023

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