6836.000 Schizostephanus K. Schum.

Description of the genus

Climber (in ours). Leaves opposite, petiolate; lamina glabrous, entire. Inflorescence cymose, 15-30-flowered. Sepals ovate, acute, fused at the base. Corolla rotate, 5-lobed; lobes oblong, obtuse, recurved. Corona tubular, terminating in 10 teeth. Pollinia pendent. Follicles smooth, ellipsoid, hairless, winged (in ours). Seeds with entire marginal wing and a tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa: Angola and Zimbabwe.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Schizostephanus:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Schizostephanus

External websites:

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

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: Schizostephanus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1145, retrieved 17 April 2024

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