7937.000 Mimulopsis Schweinf.

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or shrubs. Inflorescence paniculate, composed of dichasial cymes. Calyx actinomorphic, divided nearly to base into 5 subequal linear lobes. Corolla subactinomorphic; tube widely campanulate; lobes 5, subequal, contorted in bud. Anthers with 1 theca long-spurred. Capsule with c.6-8 seeds. Seeds borne on retinacula, bearing long white hygroscopic hairs on the margin. Ovules 3-4 in each loculus.

Worldwide: 30 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Mimulopsis solmsii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
alpina Chiov.N
solmsii Schweinf.N,C,SDescription, Image

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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: Mimulopsis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1330, retrieved 26 June 2022

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