2691.010 Friesodielsia Steenis

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, often climbing or scrambling. Flowers solitary. Bracteole 1, on the lower half of the pedicel, persistent, foliaceous (in ours). Sepals 3, much shorter than the petals in bud. Petals 6, in two whorls, free. Stamens numerous, cuneate-quadrate. Carpels few to numerous, free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, beaded-cylindric, stipitate, succulent. Seeds vertical; aril 0.

Worldwide: 55 species in the tropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Friesodielsia
Flora of Caprivi: Friesodielsia
Flora of Mozambique: Friesodielsia
Flora of Zambia: Friesodielsia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Friesodielsia

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

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: Friesodielsia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=596, retrieved 30 September 2023

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