Radiola Hill

Robson, N.K.B. (1963) Linaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Herb, annual. Leaves sessile, opposite, entire, 1-nerved, exstipulate. Flowers in terminal regularly dichotomous dichasia. Sepals 4, (2) 3 (4)-fid, united at the base, persistent; petals 4, white, united with the stamen filaments to form a very short tube. Fruit a 4-locular 8-valved capsule with 2-seeded loculi, the seeds partially separated by an enlarged false septum. Seeds small, with scanty endosperm.

Worldwide: Three species in tropical Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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linoides RothN

Other sources of information about Radiola:

External websites:

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

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: Radiola., retrieved 7 December 2023

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