6116.010 Steganotaenia Hochst.

Description of the genus

Trees, shubs (in ours) or suffrutices. Leaves 1-pinnate, imparipinnate; margin (in ours) serrate, the serrations extending into long bristles. Umbels compound. Bracts and bracteoles several, filiform. Calyx teeth minute. Flowers appearing before the leaves. Fruit ovate to obovate, strongly dorsally flattened with a broad commissure; lateral wings well developed but not thickened; dorsal ribs filiform.

Worldwide: 3 species extending from Ethiopia to South Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Steganotaenia araliacea var. araliacea

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araliacea Hochst. var. araliacea N,C,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Steganotaenia
Flora of Caprivi: Steganotaenia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Steganotaenia
Flora of Mozambique: Steganotaenia
Flora of Zambia: Steganotaenia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Steganotaenia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Steganotaenia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Steganotaenia
JSTOR Plant Science: Steganotaenia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Steganotaenia
Plants of the World Online: Steganotaenia
Tropicos: Steganotaenia
Wikipedia: Steganotaenia

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: Steganotaenia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1051, retrieved 23 June 2024

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