7003.010 Paralepistemon Lejoly & Lisowski

Lejoly, J. & Lisowski, S. (1986) Paralepistemon, nouveau genre de Convolvulaceae d'Afrique tropicale Bulletin du Jardin botanique national de Belgique 56(1/2) 195-197

Description of the genus

Robust woody climber (in ours). Inflorescences of cymes in the axils of the upper leaves, forming a terminal panicle. Corolla white. Stamens inserted on large (c. 2 × 2 mm) glandular-pilose scales near the base of the corolla tube. Ovary with a very short beak. Style articulated at the base, caducous. Fruit indehiscent, ± woody.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

No image yet

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
shirensis (Oliv.) Lejoly & LisowskiSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Paralepistemon:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Paralepistemon
Flora of Zambia: Paralepistemon
Flora of Zimbabwe: Paralepistemon

External websites:

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

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: Paralepistemon.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1187, retrieved 21 April 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:05pm
Terms of use