1992.000 Pouzolzia Gaudich.

Description of the genus

Herbs or shrubs, monoecious, without stinging hairs. Stipules free, lateral. Leaves alternate, spirally arranged (in ours), petiolate, entire or serrate. Cystoliths dot-like. Inflorescence of compact, axillary, bisexual clusters. Male flowers pedicellate, 4-5-merous. Female flowers sessile, with an indefinite number of tepals fused into a tube.

Worldwide: 70 species in the tropics

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mixta SolmsN,C,SDescription, Image
parasitica (Forssk.) Schweinf.N,C,SDescription, Image
shirensis Rendle[End]S

Other sources of information about Pouzolzia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Pouzolzia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pouzolzia
Flora of Mozambique: Pouzolzia
Flora of Zambia: Pouzolzia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pouzolzia

External websites:

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

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: Pouzolzia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=482, retrieved 25 April 2024

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