3380.000 Hagenia J.F. Gmel.

Mendes, E.J. (1978) Rosaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Trees; branchlets ringed by the scars of the fallen leaf-bases. Leaves imparipinnate, crowded; stipules large, adnate to the base of the petiole, sheathing the branchlets. Panicles large, terminal, drooping. Flowers with 2–3 bracts embracing the base of the calyx-tube; calyx-tube with (4)5 “epicalyx ” -lobes; petals (4)5, alternating with the calyx-lobes, or 0. Fruit achenes with fragile pericarp.

Worldwide: One species from N.E. Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Hagenia abyssinica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abyssinica (Bruce) J.F.Gmel. NDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hagenia
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Tropicos: Hagenia
Wikipedia: Hagenia

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: Hagenia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2005, retrieved 25 April 2024

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