7953.000 Strobilanthopsis S. Moore

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Description of the genus

Densely branched glandular undershrubs with an unpleasant smell. Flowers solitary or few. Calyx ± actinomorphic, divided almost to base into linear segments. Corolla ± actinomorphic, weakly 2-lipped; lobes lilac, throat orange. Stamens 4; anthers 2-thecous. Ovary with 2 ovules per loculus, only one developing into a seed. Capsule 2-seeded. Seeds borne on retinacula.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Strobilanthopsis linifolia

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linifolia (T. Anderson) Milne-Redh.N,C,EDescription, Image

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Strobilanthopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1336, retrieved 29 November 2021

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