5355.000 Tricliceras Thonn. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Stems often bristly. Stipules usually 0. Inflorescences scapose or axillary, of 1-many-flowered racemes. Calyx tube cylindric. Petals pale yellow to scarlet or brick-red, rarely white, with a small ligule opposite the insertion. Stamens 5, 3 longer than the other 2. Capsule linear or narrowly ellipsoid, resembling a siliqua.

Worldwide: 12 species in warm parts of Africa

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
glanduliferum (Klotzsch) R.Fern.N,W,E,SDescription, Image
hirsutum (A. Fern. & R. Fern.) R. Fern.N,E,S
lobatum (Urb.) R. Fern.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
longepedunculatum (Mast.) R. Fern. var. longepedunculatum N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
schinzii (Urb.) R. Fern. subsp. schinzii var. juttae (Dinter & Urb.) R. Fern.W
tanacetifolium (Klotzsch) R. Fern.N,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tricliceras:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Tricliceras
Flora of Caprivi: Tricliceras
Flora of Malawi: Tricliceras
Flora of Mozambique: Tricliceras
Flora of Zambia: Tricliceras

External websites:

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

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: Tricliceras.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=984, retrieved 25 May 2024

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