1147.000 Behnia Didr.

Description of the genus

Description as for the family

Derivation of name: Named after Wilhelm Friedrich Georg Behn (1808-1878), German anatomist and zoologist, professor at the University of Kiel and director of the zoological museum in the same town.

Worldwide: A single species in southern Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and South Africa (Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Western and Eastern Cape).

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Behnia reticulata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
reticulata (Thunb.) Didr.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Behnia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Behnia
Flora of Mozambique: Behnia

External websites:

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

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: Behnia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=360, retrieved 20 May 2024

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