Empogona Hook. f.

Clarke, H. & Charters, M. (ed. Moll, E.) (2016) The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names Jacana Media, South Africa

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: Gk. em- = within; pogon = bearded; referring to the funnel-shaped corolla tube - rather short, densely bearded at the throat.

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Empogona kirkii subsp. kirkii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cacondensis (Hiern) J. Tosh & Robbr.WDescription, Image
jenniferae Cheek[NrEnd][CR]EDescription, Image
kirkii Hook. f. subsp. junodii (Schinz) J. Tosh & Robbr.E,SImage
kirkii Hook. f. subsp. kirkii N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
ruandensis (Bremek.) J. Tosh & Robbr.N,C,E,S

Other sources of information about Empogona:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Empogona
Flora of Caprivi: Empogona
Flora of Malawi: Empogona
Flora of Mozambique: Empogona
Flora of Zambia: Empogona
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Empogona

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Empogona.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1854, retrieved 10 August 2022

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