7608.000 Micrargeria Benth.

Description of the genus

Annual herbs, turning black on drying. Leaves opposite or alternate, linear, entire or 3-fid. Bracts and bracteoles both present. Flowers solitary, axillary and/or in a terminal raceme. Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate. Corolla 5-lobed. Stamens 4; anthers 2-thecous. Fruit a capsule. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 4-5 species in tropical Africa and India

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Micrargeria filiformis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
filiformis (Schumach. & Thonn.) Hutch. & DalzielN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Micrargeria:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Micrargeria
Flora of Malawi: Micrargeria
Flora of Mozambique: Micrargeria
Flora of Zambia: Micrargeria

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Micrargeria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Micrargeria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Micrargeria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Micrargeria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Micrargeria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Micrargeria
JSTOR Plant Science: Micrargeria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Micrargeria
Plants of the World Online: Micrargeria
Tropicos: Micrargeria
Wikipedia: Micrargeria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Micrargeria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1291, retrieved 22 April 2024

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