7627.000 Harveya Hook.

Description of the genus

Erect or ascending, parasitic herbs, usually turning black on drying. Leaves opposite or alternate, usually, at least to some extent, reduced to scales. Flowers either solitary and axillary or in terminal spikes or racemes. Calyx 5-toothed or 5-lobed. Corolla tube narrow below and much enlarged above; lobes 5. Stamens 4, didynamous; anthers 2-thecous, one theca perfect, the other empty. Capsule ovoid to subspherical.

Worldwide: 40 species in tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
huillensis Hiern
obtusifolia (Benth.) VatkeN

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Flora of Mozambique: Harveya
Flora of Zambia: Harveya
Flora of Zimbabwe: Harveya

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Harveya
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Harveya
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Harveya
Wikipedia: Harveya
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Harveya
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Harveya

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Harveya.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1299, retrieved 29 November 2022

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