Galiniera Delile

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

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, petiolate; stipule lobes triangular, shortly connate. Inflorescence axillary cymes. Flowers sweet-scented, 5-merous, pedicellate bracts and bracteoles present. Calyx tube ovoid; limb short, wider than tube, lobed. Corolla subrotate, tube extremely short; lobes ovate, contorted to the left. Fruit baccate, globose; calyx limb persistent. Seeds (2)4 per fruit; endosperm ruminate. Seeds paired.

Worldwide: One species in tropical Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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saxifraga (Hochst.) BridsonN

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Galiniera
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Galiniera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Galiniera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Galiniera
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iNaturalist: Galiniera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Galiniera
JSTOR Plant Science: Galiniera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Galiniera
Plants of the World Online: Galiniera
Tropicos: Galiniera
Wikipedia: Galiniera

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: Galiniera., retrieved 6 December 2023

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