7534.000 Stemodia L.

Lehmann, G. (1988) Plantaginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)

Description of the genus

Annual, glandular-pubescent, often aromatic herbs, much-branched, or subshrubs. Leaves opposite or verticillate, occasionally alternate below, simple, subentire to variously toothed. Flowers zygomorphic in lax terminal racemes or solitary-axillary, pedicellate. Calyx 5-lobed; lobes narrow, equal or subequal; corolla tubular, tube cylindric, upper lip broad, emarginate to entire, lower lip trilobed. Fruit a capsule globose, ovoid, usually loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds numerous, small, striate.

Worldwide: 30 species, pan-tropical.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Stemodia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Stemodia
Flora of Zambia: Stemodia

External websites:

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

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: Stemodia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1274, retrieved 8 August 2020

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