8346.010 Paraknoxia Bremek.

Description of the genus

Annual herb. Leaves opposite. Flowers small, dimorphic, borne in small sessile terminal heads. Calyx lobes 3-4, small, sometimes 1 enlarged. Corolla lobes 3-4, oblong. Ovary 2-locular; ovule solitary in each loculus, pendulous. Fruit ovoid, indehiscent, breaking off to leave a small cup, which is the persistent woody pedicel.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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parviflora (Stapf & Verdc.) Bremek.NDescription

Other sources of information about Paraknoxia:

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Flora of Malawi: Paraknoxia

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Paraknoxia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1392, retrieved 27 September 2020

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