7541.000 Dopatrium Buch.-Ham.

Lehmann, G. (1988) Plantaginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)

Description of the genus

Annual herbs, erect, mostly glabrous. Leaves opposite, mostly small, closely arranged at base of stem; cauline leaves much reduced in size, few. Flowers solitary in axils of upper leaves. Calyx 5-lobed; corolla bilabiate, tube often dilated at throat, upper lip bilobed, lower trilobed, all lobes spreading. Fruit a capsule ovoid or globose, small, loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds small, numerous.

Worldwide: 20 species in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.C

Other sources of information about Dopatrium:

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Flora of Botswana: Dopatrium
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dopatrium
Flora of Zambia: Dopatrium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dopatrium

External websites:

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

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: Dopatrium.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1276, retrieved 16 April 2024

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