7614.000 Graderia Benth.

Description of the genus

Suffrutex (in ours) with stems arising from a woody rhizome. Leaves opposite or alternate, mostly pinnatisect to dentate, rarely entire. Flowers solitary, axillary. Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate. Corolla 5-lobed, tubular; lobes spreading ± entire. Stamens 4, didynamous, inserted in tube of corolla; anthers 2-thecous, the thecae divergent, oblong and curved. Ovary 2-locular, flattened; ovules numerous. Fruit a flattened capsule. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 5 species occurring in Africa and Socotra

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Graderia scabra

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scabra (L.f.) Benth.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Graderia:

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Flora of Malawi: Graderia
Flora of Mozambique: Graderia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Graderia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1293, retrieved 16 November 2018

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