7572.000 Sibthorpia L.

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

Description of the genus

Perennial, small, creeping herbs; stems rooting at nodes. Leaves alternate, petiolate, suborbicular-reniform, crenate to incised. Flowers axillary, 4- to 8-merous, solitary or fasciculate, pedicellate. Calyx 4–8-lobed, lobes somewhat unequal, corolla rotate, tube short, lobes equalling calyx in number or one more, entire, subequal, spreading. Fruit a capsule somewhat compressed, loculicidal. Seeds few, oblong-ovoid, reticulate or smooth.

Worldwide: Five species from Western Europe, the Mediterranean, tropical Africa and America.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Sibthorpia:

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Flora of Malawi: Sibthorpia
Flora of Zambia: Sibthorpia

External websites:

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

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: Sibthorpia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1285, retrieved 27 September 2020

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