2428.000 Anredera Juss.

Walters, S.M. et al. (eds) (1989) The European Garden Flora. Vol. III. Dicotyledons (Part I). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Twining herbs with long, much-branched stems arising from underground tubers. Leaves fleshy. Flowers bisexual or unisexual, borne in spikes or racemes. Bracteoles 2. Perianth segments united at the base. Filaments curved outwards in bud. Fruit spherical, enclosed in the perianth.

Derivation of name: derivation uncertain.

Worldwide: 10-15 species in tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Anredera cordifolia

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cordifolia (Ten.) SteenisEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Anredera:

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Flora of Zambia: Anredera
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Anredera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anredera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Anredera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anredera
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iNaturalist: Anredera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anredera
JSTOR Plant Science: Anredera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anredera
Plants of the World Online: Anredera
Tropicos: Anredera
Wikipedia: Anredera

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: Anredera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1685, retrieved 3 December 2023

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