7572.000 Sibthorpia L.

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

Description of the genus

Perennial, small, creeping herbs; stems rooting at nodes. Leaves alternate, petiolate, suborbicular-reniform, crenate to incised. Flowers axillary, 4- to 8-merous, solitary or fasciculate, pedicellate. Calyx 4–8-lobed, lobes somewhat unequal, corolla rotate, tube short, lobes equalling calyx in number or one more, entire, subequal, spreading. Fruit a capsule somewhat compressed, loculicidal. Seeds few, oblong-ovoid, reticulate or smooth.

Worldwide: Five species from Western Europe, the Mediterranean, tropical Africa and America.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Sibthorpia europaea

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europaea L.N?Description, Image

Other sources of information about Sibthorpia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Sibthorpia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sibthorpia

External websites:

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

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: Sibthorpia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1285, retrieved 24 April 2024

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