2577.000 Tiliacora Colebr.

Description of the genus

Robust lianes. Leaves simple, entire, not peltate. Male inflorescences either of small axillary cymes borne on peduncles or of 3-9-flowered cymes arranged in false racemes, sometimes arising from the old stems. Male flowers: sepals 6-12, thickly textured, glabrous or nearly so, the outer bract-like, the inner much larger; petals 3-6. Female flowers: carpels 6-30. Fruit surface glabrescent, smooth or rugose.

Worldwide: 22 species in the tropics of the Old World

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Tiliacora funifera

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funifera (Miers) Oliv.N,W,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tiliacora:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tiliacora
Flora of Mozambique: Tiliacora
Flora of Zambia: Tiliacora

External websites:

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

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: Tiliacora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=588, retrieved 24 April 2024

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