8560.000 Oreosyce Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Small scandent herbs. Leaves simple, petiolate. Tendrils simple. Inflorescence consisting of few-flowered sessile fascicles, rarely solitary, pedicellate. Flowers small, yellow; receptacle-tube narrowly campanulate; lobes small, filiform; corolla-lobes 5, united near the base. Fruit ovoid, tuberculate or spiny, green or yellowish, dehiscent by expulsion of seeds from pedicel-scar. Seeds ovate in outline, compressed, with broad margins and depressed disk.

Worldwide: 1 species in Africa and Madagascar.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

No image yet

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
africana Hook. f.N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Oreosyce:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Oreosyce
Flora of Mozambique: Oreosyce
Flora of Zambia: Oreosyce
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oreosyce

External websites:

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

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: Oreosyce.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1432, retrieved 31 March 2023

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