2716.000 Hexalobus A. DC.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees, not climbing. Flowers solitary, axillary. Bracteoles 2-several, caducous. Sepals 3, brown-pubescent. Petals 6, in two whorls, connate at base. Stamens numerous, linear or obconic. Carpels free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, ± sessile, succulent. Seeds horizontal; aril 0.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and South Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Hexalobus monopetalus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels var. monopetalus W,SDescription
monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels var. obovatus BrenanN,C,E,SDescription
monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels[Agg]N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hexalobus:

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Flora of Botswana: Hexalobus
Flora of Malawi: Hexalobus
Flora of Mozambique: Hexalobus
Flora of Zambia: Hexalobus

External websites:

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

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: Hexalobus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=598, retrieved 18 July 2019

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