6562.000 Landolphia P. Beauv.

Description of the genus

Unarmed climbers with coiled tendrils, producing milky latex. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence terminal or axillary cymes. Corolla salver-shaped; tube cylindric; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary 1-2-locular. Carpels completely fused. Fruit an indehiscent, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 60 species in tropical America, Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii (Hallier f.) StapfC,SDescription, Image
kirkii Dyer ex Hook. f.C,SDescription, Image
owariensis P. Beauv.NImage
parvifolia K. Schum.N,CImage

Other sources of information about Landolphia:

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Landolphia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Landolphia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Landolphia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Landolphia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Landolphia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Landolphia
JSTOR Plant Science: Landolphia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Landolphia
Plants of the World Online: Landolphia
Tropicos: Landolphia
Wikipedia: Landolphia

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: Landolphia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1104, retrieved 25 April 2024

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