7010.000 Stictocardia Hallier f.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987) Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1)

Description of the genus

Herbaceous or woody climbers. Leaves entire, ovate or circular, cordate; densely glandular beneath (the glands appearing as black dots in dried specimens). Inflorescences pedunculate cymes. Sepals 5, enlarging in fruit. Corolla red or purple, funnel-shaped. Fruit a spherical capsule, completely enclosed by the much enlarged calyx. Seeds 4, pubescent. Pericarp thin, breaking irregularly.

Worldwide: 9 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
laxiflora (Baker) Hallier f. var. laxiflora Verdc.E

Other sources of information about Stictocardia:

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Flora of Malawi: Stictocardia
Flora of Mozambique: Stictocardia
Flora of Zambia: Stictocardia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Stictocardia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stictocardia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stictocardia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Stictocardia
Wikipedia: Stictocardia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stictocardia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stictocardia

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: Stictocardia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1190, retrieved 30 March 2023

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