2573.000 Antizoma Miers

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Subshrubs, climbing or erect. Leaves simple, often with a dorsal basal spur, which is hard, spine-like and persistent, not peltate. Male inflorescences of few-flowered cymes. Male flowers: sepals 4, sometimes white woolly; petals 4, fused into a saucer-shaped corolla; stamens 4-10, fused into a synandrium. Female inflorescences of paired or solitary flowers. Female flowers: sepals 2; petals 2; staminodes 0; carpel 1. Drupe ± ovoid; endocarp horseshoe-shaped with warty ridges.

Worldwide: 2 species in arid parts of southern Africa (Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and western Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Antizoma angustifolia

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angustifolia (Burch.) Miers ex Harv.WDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Antizoma

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Antizoma
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Antizoma
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Antizoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Antizoma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Antizoma

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: Antizoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=586, retrieved 20 September 2020

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