8359.010 Fadogia Schweinf.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or subshrubs, usually with several stems from a woody rootstock. Leaves in whorls of 3-5(-6) or opposite, shortly petiolate (in ours). Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered. Calyx tube campanulate or subspherical. Corolla tube usually cylindric; lobes 5(-9). Ovary 3-4(-9)-locular. Fruit glabrous, containing 1-3(-9) pyrenes.

Worldwide: 40-50 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Fadogia ancylantha

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ancylantha Schweinf.N,C,E,SDescription, Image
cienkowskii Schweinf. var. cienkowskii N,EDescription, Image
homblei De Wild.N,EDescription, Image
stenophylla Hiern subsp. odorata (K. Krause) Verdc.C,EDescription, Image
tetraquetra K. Krause var. tetraquetra C,EDescription, Image
tetraquetra K. Krause var. grandiflora (Robyns) Verdc.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Fadogia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Fadogia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Fadogia
Flora of Malawi: Fadogia
Flora of Mozambique: Fadogia
Flora of Zambia: Fadogia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fadogia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fadogia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fadogia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fadogia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Fadogia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fadogia
JSTOR Plant Science: Fadogia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fadogia
Plants of the World Online: Fadogia
Tropicos: Fadogia
Wikipedia: Fadogia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Fadogia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1407, retrieved 22 May 2024

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