2122.000 Opilia Roxb.

Description of the genus

Scandent shrubs. Leaves: lamina elliptic; petiole articulated. Inflorescence racemose with imbricate bracts. Flowers minute. Calyx annular. Petals reflexed. Disk glands fleshy. Fruit ellipsoid.

Worldwide: 2 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Opilia amentacea

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amentacea Roxb.N,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Opilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Opilia
Flora of Malawi: Opilia
Flora of Mozambique: Opilia
Flora of Zambia: Opilia

External websites:

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

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: Opilia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=505, retrieved 21 February 2024

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