7925.000 Brillantaisia P. Beauv.

Vollesen, K. & Brummitt, R.K. (1981) Notes on Brillantaisia pubescens (Acanthaceae) with particular reference to discontinuity in flower size Kew Bulletin 36(3) 569 -573

Description of the genus

Herbs, shrubs or small trees. Inflorescence a large terminal panicle. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens 2. Ovules 3 or more in each loculus.

Worldwide: c. 9 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 4 taxa.

Brillantaisia cicatricosa

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cicatricosa LindauN,C,SDescription, Image
oligantha Milne-Redh.[End][LR-nt]N,CDescription, Image
pubescens T. Anderson ex Oliv.C,SDescription, Image
riparia (Vollesen & Brummitt) SidwellC,SDescription

Other sources of information about Brillantaisia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Brillantaisia
Flora of Mozambique: Brillantaisia
Flora of Zambia: Brillantaisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Brillantaisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Brillantaisia

External websites:

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

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: Brillantaisia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1325, retrieved 14 April 2024

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