2205.000 Antigonon Endl. - Coral-vines


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

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006) Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3)

Description of the genus

Climbers. Leaves alternate, petiolate, entire with cordate to hastate base. Inflorescence of racemes which terminate in a tendril. Perianth of 5 brightly coloured segments; outer 2 or 3 cordate or ovate, inner oblong. Stamens 8. Styles 3. Fruit a 3-angled achene, loosely surrounded by the enlarged papery perianth.

Worldwide: 2-3 species in Central America

Malawi: 0 cultivated taxa.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Antigonon
Flora of Malawi: Antigonon
Flora of Mozambique: Antigonon
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Antigonon
Flora of Zimbabwe: Antigonon
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Antigonon

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Antigonon
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Antigonon
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Antigonon
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Antigonon
JSTOR Plant Science: Antigonon
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Antigonon
Plants of the World Online: Antigonon
Tropicos: Antigonon
Wikipedia: Antigonon

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Antigonon.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2115, retrieved 18 July 2024

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