Empogona Hook. f.

Clarke, H. & Charters, M. (ed. Moll, E.) (2016) The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names Jacana Media, South Africa

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: Gk. em- = within; pogon = bearded; referring to the funnel-shaped corolla tube - rather short, densely bearded at the throat.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

Empogona kirkii subsp. kirkii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cacondensis (Hiern) J. Tosh & Robbr.Description, Image
kirkii Hook. f. subsp. kirkii C,SDescription, Image
ngalaensis (Robbr.) Tosh & Robbr.[NrEnd]N

Other sources of information about Empogona:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Empogona
Flora of Caprivi: Empogona
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Empogona
Flora of Mozambique: Empogona
Flora of Zambia: Empogona
Flora of Zimbabwe: Empogona
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Empogona

External websites:

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

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: Empogona.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1854, retrieved 18 April 2024

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