8430.000 Paederia L.

Description of the genus

Foetid climbing shrubs. Stipules ± triangular, entire. Flowers in axillary or terminal thyrsoid inflorescences. Calyx lobes 4-5, persistent. Corolla: tube cylindric to narrowly campanulate; lobes 4-5. Stamens 4-5. Ovary 2-3-locular. Fruit subspherical to flattened-ovoid or –ellipsoid containing 2(-3), circular to elliptic, pendulous, laterally flattened and often distinctly winged, 1-seeded pyrenes. Seeds flattened.

Worldwide: 30 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bojeriana (A.Rich.) Drake subsp. foetens (Hiern) Verdc.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Paederia
Flora of Mozambique: Paederia
Flora of Zambia: Paederia

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

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: Paederia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1418, retrieved 20 September 2020

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