8262.000 Pauridiantha Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite or whorled; lamina long-acuminate, often with domatia; petiole flattened, channelled. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, reduced (in ours) to 1-3 flowers in each axil. Flowers bisexual, heterostylous. Calyx short, dentate or lobed. Corolla salver-shaped, white to cream, densely hairy in the upper half within. Ovary 2-3-locular; ovules numerous in each loculus. Fruit a spherical berry. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: c. 25 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 2 taxa.

No image yet

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
paucinervis (Hiern) Bremek. subsp. holstii (K. Schum.) Verdc.N
symplocoides (S. Moore) Bremek.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pauridiantha:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Pauridiantha.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1374, retrieved 23 June 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:05pm
Terms of use