2293.000 Hermbstaedtia Rchb.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate. Flowers in spikes or heads. Modified sterile flowers 0; all flowers fertile. Perianth segments 5, equal or ± so. Stamens 5, the filaments fused for at least half their length. Ovary with numerous ovules; stigmas 2-3. Capsule circumscissile. Seeds black, flattened, shiny.

Worldwide: 14 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Hermbstaedtia odorata var. albi-rosea

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angolensis C.B. ClarkeW,C
fleckii (Schinz) Baker & C.B. ClarkeW,S
linearis SchinzW
odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke var. albi-rosea Suess.W,E,SDescription, Image
scabra SchinzW

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hermbstaedtia
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Tropicos: Hermbstaedtia
Wikipedia: Hermbstaedtia

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: Hermbstaedtia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=523, retrieved 14 June 2024

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