Hallea Leroy

Bridson, D.M. (1998) Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2)

Description of the genus

Tall trees. Leaves large, petiolate, with small domatia present in the nerve axils; stipule limbs large, leaf-like or membranous. Inflorescence terminal and/or axillary of 3–many spherical heads; bracteoles linear-spathulate, surrounding the sessile flowers which are free from each other. Flower buds pubescent at apex. Calyx tubes free from each other; limbs truncate or distinctly lobed. Corolla tube funnel-shaped, glabrous; lobes erect not opening very much. Fruit dry, dehiscing septicidally, the endocarp splitting into two valves each with rounded lobes, calyx lobes persistent. Seeds small with winged margins.

Worldwide: Three species in tropical Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
rubrostipulata (K. Schum.) J.-F. LeroyN

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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: Hallea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2013, retrieved 24 April 2024

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