5436.000 Struthiola L.

Description of the genus

Subshrubs or shrubs, with usually decumbent stems. Leaves ericoid. Inflorescences spike-like, composed of numerous solitary or paired axillary flowers along upper part of branches. Calyx tube glabrous; lobed above. Petals 8, fleshy, reddish. Stamens as many as the calyx lobes.

Worldwide: 30 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Struthiola rhodesiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
montana B. Peterson[NrEnd][LR-nt]EDescription
rhodesiana B. Peterson[End][LR-nt]EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Struthiola:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Struthiola
Flora of Mozambique: Struthiola

External websites:

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

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: Struthiola.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=997, retrieved 28 February 2024

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