8430.000 Paederia L.

Description of the genus

Foetid climbing shrubs. Stipules ± triangular, entire. Flowers in axillary or terminal thyrsoid inflorescences. Calyx lobes 4-5, persistent. Corolla: tube cylindric to narrowly campanulate; lobes 4-5. Stamens 4-5. Ovary 2-3-locular. Fruit subspherical to flattened-ovoid or –ellipsoid containing 2(-3), circular to elliptic, pendulous, laterally flattened and often distinctly winged, 1-seeded pyrenes. Seeds flattened.

Worldwide: 30 species in the tropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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bojeriana (A.Rich.) Drake subsp. foetens (Hiern) Verdc.C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Paederia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Paederia
Flora of Zambia: Paederia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Paederia

External websites:

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

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: Paederia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1418, retrieved 13 April 2024

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