6562.020 Ancylobotrys Pierre


Description of the genus

Lianes, with tendrils, or climbing shrubs. Stipules 0. Inflorescence of branched terminal panicles. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Anthers keeled on the back. Ovary hairy. Carpels completely fused into an indehiscent, hairy (velutinous), fleshy, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 10 species in Africa; 1 extending to Madagascar.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amoena HuaNImage
petersiana (Klotzsch) PierreSDescription, Image
tayloris (Stapf) PichonS

Other sources of information about Ancylobotrys:

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Flora of Botswana: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Mozambique: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Zambia: Ancylobotrys
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ancylobotrys

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ancylobotrys
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ancylobotrys
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ancylobotrys
Wikipedia: Ancylobotrys
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ancylobotrys
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ancylobotrys

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Ancylobotrys.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1106, retrieved 1 April 2023

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