8668.010 Craterocapsa Hilliard & B.L. Burtt

Description of the genus

Perennial prostrate herb. Leaves mostly in apical rosettes. Flowers solitary or few together, sessile or ± so. Calyx lobes 5. Corolla funnel-shaped, 5-lobed. Ovary inferior. Capsule dehiscing by an apical lid. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 4 species in central and southern Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Craterocapsa tarsodes

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tarsodes Hilliard & B.L. BurttEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Craterocapsa:

External websites:

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

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: Craterocapsa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1455, retrieved 30 March 2023

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