8326.000 Heinsia DC.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite; stipules deeply 2-fid. Flowers 4-6-merous, solitary or in terminal and lateral cymes. Calyx tube turbinate; lobes ± foliaceous. Corolla hypocrateriform, white; tube slender; lobes imbricate. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit indehiscent, crowned with persistent calyx lobes.

Worldwide: 4-5 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Heinsia crinita subsp. parviflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
crinita (Afzel.) G. Taylor subsp. parviflora (K. Schum. & K. Krause) Verdc.E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Heinsia:

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Flora of Botswana: Heinsia
Flora of Malawi: Heinsia
Flora of Mozambique: Heinsia
Flora of Zambia: Heinsia

External websites:

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

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: Heinsia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1388, retrieved 9 February 2023

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