6730.000 Tacazzea Decne.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2)

Venter, H.J.T., Verhoeven, R.L. & Kotze, J.D.S. (1990) A monograph of Tacazzea (Periplocaceae) South African Journal of Botany 56(1)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite or whorled. Stipules represented by a line connecting the leaf bases often with glands among them. Flowers usually in paniculate or corymbose cymes. Corolla deeply lobed, almost to base. Corona arising from near base of filaments; lobes filiform or linear and divided above into 2-3 filiform segments. Follicles diverging. Seeds flattened, keeled on one face, sometimes narrowly winged on one side with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Tacazzea apiculata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
apiculata Oliv.N.SDescription, Image
conferta N.E. Br.N,S

Other sources of information about Tacazzea:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Tacazzea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1124, retrieved 13 April 2024

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