2673.000 Uvaria L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, usually climbing or scrambling. Stamens numerous, linear or obconic; anther-thecae not septate. Inflorescence of solitary flowers or of few-flowered cymes, these terminal or extra-axillary, often leaf-opposed. Sepals 3. Petals 6, in two rows. Carpels, many, free in fruit, borne on a stipe, globular to cylindric, indehiscent, dry or succulent, sometimes edible.

Worldwide: 110 species in the tropics of the Old World

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Uvaria angolensis

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lucida Benth. subsp. virens (N.E. Br.) Verdc.S?Description

Other sources of information about Uvaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Uvaria
Flora of Mozambique: Uvaria
Flora of Zambia: Uvaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Uvaria

External websites:

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

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: Uvaria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=594, retrieved 25 April 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:05pm
Terms of use