2013.000 Droguetia Gaudich.

Description of the genus

Monoecious (or dioecious) perennial herb (in ours) without stinging hairs. Stipules free, lateral. Leaves opposite (in ours). Inflorescences of dense sessile clusters in leaf axils. Male flowers: perianth 3-lobed; one lobe with prominent bristles; stamen 1. Female flowers: a woolly tomentose ovary and sessile stigma. Achene brown, shiny.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical and warm Africa to Java

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Droguetia iners

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iners (Forssk.) Schweinf.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Droguetia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Droguetia
Flora of Malawi: Droguetia
Flora of Mozambique: Droguetia

External websites:

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

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: Droguetia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=483, retrieved 25 February 2024

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