5019.000 Cienfuegosia Cav.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or small shrubs. Epicalyx bracts 3-12, linear, sometimes minute. Calyx lobed, each lobe bearing a double row of oil-glands along each nerve Style not branched, clavate at apex with coherent stigmas. Ovules 2 or more in each loculus. Fruit a dehiscent capsule.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in tropical and warm America and Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Mozambique: Cienfuegosia
Flora of Zambia: Cienfuegosia

External websites:

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

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: Cienfuegosia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=946, retrieved 13 June 2024

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