8334.000 Heinsenia K. Schum.

Description of the genus

Shrub or tree. Branching similar to Rothmannia species. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence subtended by a single leaf. Calyx with 5 teeth. Corolla campanulate, hairy; lobes 5, contorted to the left. Ovary 2-locular; each loculus with a pendulous placenta bearing 2-10 ovules. Fruit fleshy, crowned by the persistent calyx.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Heinsenia diervilleoides subsp. diervilleoides

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
diervilleoides K. Schum. subsp. diervilleoides N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Heinsenia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Heinsenia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Heinsenia

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Heinsenia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1389, retrieved 5 February 2023

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