5833.000 Laurembergia P.J. Bergius

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, often decumbent, with creeping rhizomes which root at the nodes. Leaves simple, alternate or opposite, entire to dentate. Flowers in axillary 3-11-flowered fascicles, 4-merous. Calyx lobes 4, persistent. Petals 4. Fruit an indehiscent nutlet, with (in ours) 4-8 tuberculate ribs.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and warm regions.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
repens P.J. Bergius subsp. brachypoda (Welw. ex Hiern) Oberm.N

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Flora of Botswana: Laurembergia
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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Laurembergia
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Laurembergia

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Laurembergia
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Laurembergia
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Tropicos: Laurembergia
Wikipedia: Laurembergia

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: Genus page: Laurembergia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1027, retrieved 20 April 2024

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