Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Unplaced

Vahliaceae

Bridson, D.M. (1978) Vahliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the family

Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite, simple, entire. Flowers in axillary pairs, bisexual, actinomorphic. Calyx lobes 5. Petals 5, alternating with calyx lobes. Stamens 5, alternating with petals, attached to a disk. Anthers 2-thecous, dorsifixed. Ovary inferior, 1-locular. Styles 2, free. Ovules numerous. Fruit a capsule. Seeds minute.

Malawi: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Vahlia Thunb.Description

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vahliaceae
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vahliaceae
Wikipedia: Vahliaceae
Plants of the World Online: Vahliaceae
Tropicos: Vahliaceae



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: Family page: Vahliaceae.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=228, retrieved 26 May 2024

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