7747.000 Fernandoa Welw. ex Seem.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves imparipinnate. Flowers axillary, solitary or in short racemes, appearing before the leaves. Calyx campanulate. Corolla crimson or orange with a yellow throat; tube short. Stamens 4, each bearing divaricate anthers; staminode 1. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule cylindric. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: for Dom Fernando II (1816-1885) German-born King-consort of Portugal.

Worldwide: 14 species in the Old World tropics.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abbreviata BidgoodSDescription, Image
magnifica Seem.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Fernandoa:

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Flora of Mozambique: Fernandoa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fernandoa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Fernandoa

External websites:

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

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: Fernandoa.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1309, retrieved 23 May 2022

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