7716.010 Podranea Sprague

Description of the genus

Climbers (in ours). Leaves opposite, imparipinnate with 5 or more leaflets; tendrils 0. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed, tube inflated. Corolla mauve-pink. Stamens 4, didynamous. Staminode 1. Ovary oblong. Capsule linear, flattened. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: an anagram of Pandorea, an Australian genus in which these species were once included

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Podranea brycei

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brycei (N.E. Br.) SpragueN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Podranea:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Podranea
Flora of Mozambique: Podranea
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Podranea

External websites:

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

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: Podranea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1302, retrieved 21 February 2024

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