8562.000 Mukia Arn.

Description of the genus

Climbing or prostrate, monoecious, herbs. Leaves simple, petiolate. Tendrils simple. Flowers very small. Male flowers in sessile fascicles, shortly pedicellate. Corolla lobes 5, united below. Stamens 3, two 2-thecous, one single 1-thecous. Female flowers also in sessile fascicles, ± sessile or shortly pedicellate; staminodes 3, stigma 3-lobed. Fruit spherical (in ours), smooth, red, usually glabrous when mature.

Worldwide: 4 species in the Old World tropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Mukia
Flora of Caprivi: Mukia
Flora of Mozambique: Mukia
Flora of Zambia: Mukia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mukia

External websites:

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

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: Mukia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1433, retrieved 11 December 2023

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