7519.000 Sutera Roth

Hilliard, O.M. (1994) The Manuleae. A tribe of the Scrophulariaceae Edinburgh University Press

Description of the genus

Shrublets, suffrutices, perennial or annual herbs, glandular and sometimes aromatic. Leaves usually opposite, sometimes alternate above, simple or entire to deeply lobed. Inflorescence racemose; flowers usually solitary in axils, sometimes in small cymes or panicles. Calyx 2-lipped, sometimes obscurely so. Corolla tube funnel-shaped; throat glabrous; lobes spreading. Stamens 4, didynamous; anticous pair exserted, posticous included or exserted; posticous filaments not decurrent down corolla tube. Stigma very short (up to 2 mm, but often much shorter), minutely 2-fid. Fruit a septicidal capsule. Seeds pallid, grey-blue or amber-coloured with longitudinal rows of transversely elongated pits.

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Sutera floribunda

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
debilis Hutch.W,C,E,SDescription
floribunda (Benth.) HiernESDescription, Image
septentrionalis Hilliard[End]N,CDescription

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sutera

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: Sutera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1268, retrieved 1 April 2023

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