8136.200 Oldenlandia L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stipules with 1-several fimbriae. Leaves opposite. Flowers bisexual, heterostylous or isostylous, in terminal or axillary inflorescences, sometimes fasciculate or solitary at nodes. Calyx lobes 4 (in ours). Corolla lobes 4. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule subspherical to oblong, usually with a beak.

Derivation of name: after Hendrik Bernhard Oldenland, c. 1663-1699, German-born South African botanist.

Worldwide: 300 species in the tropics, especially in Africa.

Zimbabwe: 20 taxa.

Oldenlandia angolensis var. angolensis

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC. var. fugax (Vatke) Verdc.N,W,E,SDescription, Image
angolensis K. Schum. var. angolensis N,C,EDescription, Image
cana Bremek.[NrEnd]EImage
capensis L.f. var. capensis N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
capensis L.f. var. pleiosepala Bremek.WDescription
corymbosa L. var. corymbosa N,WDescription, Image
corymbosa L. var. caespitosa (Benth.) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
corymbosa L. var. linearis (DC.) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription
echinulosa K. Schum. var. echinulosa N,E
echinulosa K. Schum. var. pellucida (Hiern) Verdc.N,C
fastigiata Bremek.W,C
geminiflora (Sond.) Kuntze[End?]E
goreensis (DC.) Summerh. var. goreensis N,W,E,SDescription, Image
goreensis (DC.) Summerh. var. trichocaula Bremek.NDescription, Image
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. herbacea N,W,C,E,SDescription
herbacea (L.) Roxb. var. goetzii Bremek.N,W,C,EDescription
herbacea (L.) Roxb.[Agg]N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
lancifolia (Schumach.) DC. var. scabridula Bremek.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
rupicola (Sond.) Kuntze var. rupicola N,C,E,SDescription, Image
tenella (Hochst.) KuntzeE

Other sources of information about Oldenlandia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Oldenlandia
Flora of Caprivi: Oldenlandia
Flora of Malawi: Oldenlandia
Flora of Mozambique: Oldenlandia
Flora of Zambia: Oldenlandia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Oldenlandia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1365, retrieved 27 January 2023

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