3013.000 Lobularia Desv.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, with medifixed hairs. Leaves simple, subsessile, narrowly lanceolate, entire or with distant teeth. Flowers white, sometimes purplish. Sepals not persisting in fruit. Petals entire, twice as long as sepals with circular limb. Fruit an obovate silicula; valves 1-veined pubescent. Seeds 1 under each valve, narrowly winged.

Worldwide: 4 species from Cape Verde and Canary Isles, Mediterranean to Arabia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Lobularia maritima

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maritima (L.) Desv.CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lobularia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Lobularia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Lobularia

External websites:

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

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: Lobularia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=626, retrieved 27 February 2024

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