2673.000 Uvaria L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, usually climbing or scrambling. Stamens numerous, linear or obconic; anther-thecae not septate. Inflorescence of solitary flowers or of few-flowered cymes, these terminal or extra-axillary, often leaf-opposed. Sepals 3. Petals 6, in two rows. Carpels, many, free in fruit, borne on a stipe, globular to cylindric, indehiscent, dry or succulent, sometimes edible.

Worldwide: 110 species in the tropics of the Old World

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gracilipes N. Robson[LR-nt]SDescription, Image
lucida Benth. subsp. virens (N.E. Br.) Verdc.E,SDescription

Other sources of information about Uvaria:

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Flora of Malawi: Uvaria
Flora of Mozambique: Uvaria
Flora of Zambia: Uvaria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Uvaria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=594, retrieved 26 May 2019

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