7535.000 Stemodiopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves opposite, simple, entire to crenate-serrate. Flowers solitary or in 2-3-flowered cymes. Calyx 5-lobed; lobes longer than tube. Corolla 2-lipped; tube cylindric or slightly widened above; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed. Stamens 4, didynamous; anthers 2-thecous. Capsule rostrate, downwardly directed in fruit.

Worldwide: c. 8 species in Africa.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii Skan var. buchananii N,C,S
rivae Engl.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Stemodiopsis:

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Flora of Mozambique: Stemodiopsis
Flora of Zambia: Stemodiopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stemodiopsis

External websites:

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

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: Stemodiopsis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1275, retrieved 1 December 2023

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