7382.000 Iochroma Benth.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Calyx 5-toothed, enlarging and enclosing the fruit. Corolla long-tubular with short lobes. Anther not connivent around the style. Fruit a berry.

Derivation of name: From the Greek, meaning 'violet-coloured'

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical S America

Malawi: 1 cultivated taxon.

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cyaneum (Lindl.) M.L. GreenDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Iochroma:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Iochroma
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Iochroma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Iochroma
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Iochroma

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Iochroma
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Iochroma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Iochroma
Wikipedia: Iochroma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Iochroma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Iochroma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Iochroma.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1584, retrieved 28 March 2023

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