8338.000 Cremaspora Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrubs, small trees or lianes. Branches appearing supra-axillary and often subtended by small, rounded, often cordate leaves. Stipules acuminate. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences of sessile, dense, axillary clusters. Flowers 5(-6)-merous, sweet-scented; bracts and bracteoles triangular-acuminate, not forming cupules. Calyx with campanulate limb tube and 5 teeth. Corolla white; tube cylindric or narrowly funnel-shaped; 5lobed. Anthers exserted. Ovary 2-locular; ovule 1 per loculus. Seeds flattened; testa wrinkled-striate.

Worldwide: 3-4 species in tropical Africa and the Comoros

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Cremaspora triflora subsp. triflora

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triflora (Thonn.) K. Schum. subsp. triflora EDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Cremaspora
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cremaspora
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cremaspora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cremaspora

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: Cremaspora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1390, retrieved 7 December 2022

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