7005.000 Mina Cerv.

Description of the genus

Twining herb. Leaves usually palmately lobes, sometimes entire. Flowers borne in axillary pedunculate, often secund cymes. Sepals 5, aristate. Corolla tubular below, tubular-urceolate above, constricted below, slightly but distinctly curved, serrate at apex. Stamens long-exserted. Style 1, long-exserted. Stigma 2-capitate. Capsule 4-locular, 4-valved.

Worldwide: 1 species in Mexico and S America; widely cultivated in the tropics and subropics and occasionally escaping.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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lobata Cerv.E

Other sources of information about Mina:

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Flora of Zambia: Mina
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Mina

External websites:

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

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: Mina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1188, retrieved 4 October 2023

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