G.040. Oreobambos K.Schum.

Description of the genus

Tree. Inflorescence iterauctant, consisting of a cup-shaped cluster of pseudo-spikelets surrounded by involucre-like bracts on bare branches. Spikelets 2-flowered, usually with a rhachilla-extension and a distinct rhachilla-internode. Glume 1. Lemmas subequal. Lodicules 0. Stamens 6.

Worldwide: 1 species occurring from Uganda to Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Oreobambos:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Oreobambos
Flora of Zambia: Oreobambos
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oreobambos

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Oreobambos.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=113, retrieved 19 August 2022

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