7925.000 Brillantaisia P. Beauv.

Vollesen, K. & Brummitt, R.K. (1981) Notes on Brillantaisia pubescens (Acanthaceae) with particular reference to discontinuity in flower size Kew Bulletin 36(3) 569 -573

Description of the genus

Herbs, shrubs or small trees. Inflorescence a large terminal panicle. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens 2. Ovules 3 or more in each loculus.

Worldwide: c. 9 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Brillantaisia cicatricosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cicatricosa LindauEDescription, Image
pubescens T. Anderson ex Oliv.[DD]N,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Brillantaisia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Brillantaisia
Flora of Mozambique: Brillantaisia
Flora of Zambia: Brillantaisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Brillantaisia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Brillantaisia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1325, retrieved 30 September 2022

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