Sabicea Aubl.

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003) Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3)

Description of the genus

Lianes, straggling shrubs or sometimes scarcely woody climbers. Leaves opposite, petiolate; stipules shortly sheathing; limbs entire or emarginate, often comparatively large. Inflorescence small or medium sized, in sessile several- to many-flowered panicles; bracts often conspicuous, sometimes forming an involucre. Calyx tube ellipsoid-oblong, lobes often well developed; corolla usually ± white; tube mostly narrowly cylindric, lobes small, valvate. Fruit berries globose, many-seeded, fleshy. Seeds irregularly ovoid, compressed, mostly angular.

Worldwide: Over 130 species in tropical America and tropical Africa and Madagascar.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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dinklagei K.Schum. N

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Sabicea., retrieved 1 October 2022

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