7234.000 Scutellaria L.

Description of the genus

Perennial herb (in ours). Inflorescence racemose; bracts leaf-like, often smaller towards the apex of the inflorescence; whorls 2-flowered. Calyx pouch-shaped, 2-lipped; lips equal in length, entire, broad, rounded, the upper bearing a transverse protruding outgrowth and finally deciduous, the lower persistent. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens 4, ascending under the upper lip. Nutlets tuberculate or variously sculptured.

Worldwide: c. 350 species, cosmopolitan.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Scutellaria schweinfurthii subsp. paucifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
schweinfurthii Briq. subsp. paucifolia (Baker) A.J. PatonN,C,SDescription, Image
violascens G├╝rke N

Other sources of information about Scutellaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Scutellaria
Flora of Zambia: Scutellaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Scutellaria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Scutellaria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1216, retrieved 11 December 2023

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