6323.000 Ardisiandra Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Pilose creeping herbs. Leaves alternate, circular, coarsely lobed and toothed. Inflorescences in 1-few-flowered extra-axillary racemes. Pedicels with bract (or leaf) at base, not geniculate. Calyx segments 5. Corolla campanulate, 5-lobed. Stamens 5. Staminodes 0. Ovary superior. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical African mountains

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
sibthorpioides Hook. f.SDescription
wettsteinii R. WagnerN,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ardisiandra
Flora of Mozambique: Ardisiandra
Flora of Zambia: Ardisiandra
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ardisiandra

External websites:

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

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: Ardisiandra.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1063, retrieved 13 April 2024

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