2307.000 Sericorema (Hook. f.) Lopr.

Description of the genus

Much-branched, erect, annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes opposite, linear with revolute margins and hence semi-terete. Inflorescence an elongate, bracteate spike consisting of distant partial inflorescences of a single fertile flower (sometimes further fertile flowers) subtended by 2 modified sterile flowers. Perianth segments narrow, aristate. Stamens 5; pseudostaminodes 0. Ovary with 1 ovule. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Sericorema remotiflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
remotiflora (Hook. f.) Lopr.W,E,SDescription, Image
sericea (Schinz) Lopr.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sericorema:

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Flora of Botswana: Sericorema
Flora of Mozambique: Sericorema
Flora of Zambia: Sericorema

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Sericorema.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=525, retrieved 26 October 2020

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