2582.000 Jateorhiza Miers

Description of the genus

Lianes with dense indumentum. Leaves 3-5-lobed, not peltate. Male inflorescences of elongate axillary panicles with lateral axils bearing 3-7-flowered clusters. Male flowers: sepals 6; outer 3 elongate, elliptic; inner obovate; petals 6, margins incurved and enveloping the 6 stamens. Female inflorescences of axillary racemes. Female flowers: sepals and petals like the male; staminodes 6; carpels 3. Fruits ovoid, bristly.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Jateorhiza palmata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
palmata (Lam.) MiersNDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Jateorhiza
Flora of Mozambique: Jateorhiza
Flora of Zambia: Jateorhiza

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jateorhiza
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jateorhiza
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Tropicos: Jateorhiza
Wikipedia: Jateorhiza

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: Jateorhiza.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=589, retrieved 4 March 2024

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