7497.010 Antherothamnus N.E. Br.

Description of the genus

Bushy, glabrous shrub. Leaves small (3-5(-10) mm long), alternate or borne in fascicles. Inflorescence of short racemes arising from the upper fascicles. Calyx 5-7-lobed. Corolla funnel-shaped with 5 spreading lobes. Stamens 4, didynamous, included within the corolla; staminode 1; anthers 1-celled. Style filiform, thickened above. Ovary 2-locular; ovules many. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: A monotypic genus, occurring in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa (Limpopo and Northwest Provinces)

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Antherothamnus pearsonii

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Antherothamnus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Antherothamnus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Antherothamnus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Antherothamnus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Antherothamnus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Antherothamnus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1266, retrieved 30 September 2020

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