6978.000 Seddera Hochst.

Description of the genus

Prostrate to erect suffrutices or shrubs, never climbing. Leaves small, entire, usually with medifixed hairs. Flowers 5-merous, axillary, solitary or aggregated into few-flowered clusters or pedunculate cymes. Sepals subequal or outer ones larger. Corolla small, funnel-shaped; limb shallowly lobed; mid-petaline areas hairy. Ovary 2-locular, 4-ovulate. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, not forked. Capsule 4-valved. Seeds glabrous.

Worldwide: 20 species, mainly African, extending to Arabia and India

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. suffruticosa SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Seddera
Flora of Caprivi: Seddera
Flora of Mozambique: Seddera
Flora of Zambia: Seddera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Seddera

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Seddera.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1177, retrieved 17 October 2021

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