2074.100 Helixanthera Lour.

Description of the genus

Small hemiparasitic shrubs with simple indumentum arising from a single haustorial attachment. Flowers in racemes, 4-merous; bract unilateral and cup-shaped. Petals free; lower part erect, upper part spreading to reflexed. Stamens erect, arising from top of lower part of petals.

Worldwide: 45 species in tropical Africa and Asia

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
garciana (Engl.) DanserN,E
woodii (Schltr. & K. Krause) DanserEImage

Other sources of information about Helixanthera:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Helixanthera
Flora of Zambia: Helixanthera

External websites:

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

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: Helixanthera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=496, retrieved 30 March 2023

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