8285.010 Rothmannia Thunb.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Stipules triangular, acuminate. Leaves opposite, occasionally in threes, sometimes with domatia. Flowers large, terminal. Calyx tube gradually funnel-shaped or cylindric. Corolla funnel-shaped or campanulate, lobes 5. Ovary 1-locular, with 2 parietal placentas. Fruit spherical or ellipsoid. Seeds very numerous, fused into a pulpy solid mass.

Worldwide: 40 species in tropical and South Africa, Seychelles and Malay Peninsula

Zimbabwe: 4 taxa.

Rothmannia manganjae

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
fischeri (K. Schum.) Bullock subsp. fischeri N,C,E,SDescription, Image
fischeri (K. Schum.) Bullock subsp. moramballae (Hiern) BridsonEDescription
manganjae (Hiern) KeayEDescription, Image
urcelliformis (Schweinf. ex Hiern) Bullock ex RobynsEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rothmannia:

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Flora of Botswana: Rothmannia
Flora of Malawi: Rothmannia
Flora of Mozambique: Rothmannia
Flora of Zambia: Rothmannia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Rothmannia

External websites:

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

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: Rothmannia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1381, retrieved 25 February 2018

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