2452.000 Drymaria Willd. ex Schult.

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Stipules (in ours) deeply fringed. Leaves opposite. Flowers solitary in leaf axils or in loose cymes at ends of branches, Sepals (4-)5. Petals (4-)5, deeply 2-fid, the lobes themselves sometimes lobed. Stamens 5 or fewer. Styles united below, with 3 arms. Capsule 3-valved.

Worldwide: 48 species, 46 from W USA to Patagonia, one on the Galapagos and one pantropical (D. cordata).

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Drymaria cordata var. cordata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. cordata C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Drymaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Drymaria
Flora of Mozambique: Drymaria
Flora of Zambia: Drymaria

External websites:

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

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: Drymaria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=570, retrieved 12 June 2024

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