6672.000 Funtumia Stapf

Description of the genus

Evergreen trees or shrubs. Latex white. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences cymose, congested, terminal and axillary. Sepals free, thick. Corolla lobes overlapping to the right. Anthers sagittate at the base. Disk present, 5-lobed. Fruit of 2 stiff woody follicles, fused at the base. Seed bearing long hairs.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Funtumia africana

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africana (Benth.) StapfSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Funtumia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Funtumia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Funtumia

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

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: Funtumia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1116, retrieved 22 March 2023

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