3947.000 Hugonia L.

Description of the genus

Trees, shrubs or lianes, often bearing tendrils in subopposite pairs (see image 2). Stipules pinnatifid or palmatifid. Leaves alternate, entire or toothed. Flowers solitary or paired or in few-flowered cymes borne in the leaf axils. Sepals 5, unequal. Petals 5, free, yellow, with a short claw. Stamens 10, all fertile, the filaments united at the base to form a cup. Ovary with 2-5 fertile loculi alternating with an equal number of sterile loculi; styles 2-5. Fruit a drupe. Seeds (1-)3-5.

Worldwide: 32 species in the Old World tropics.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Hugonia orientalis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
orientalis Engl.N,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hugonia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Hugonia
Flora of Malawi: Hugonia
Flora of Mozambique: Hugonia
Flora of Zambia: Hugonia

External websites:

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

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: Hugonia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=793, retrieved 16 June 2024

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