2716.000 Hexalobus A. DC.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees, not climbing. Flowers solitary, axillary. Bracteoles 2-several, caducous. Sepals 3, brown-pubescent. Petals 6, in two whorls, connate at base. Stamens numerous, linear or obconic. Carpels free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, ± sessile, succulent. Seeds horizontal; aril 0.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and South Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels var. obovatus BrenanN,CDescription
monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels[Agg]N,CDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Hexalobus
Flora of Mozambique: Hexalobus
Flora of Zambia: Hexalobus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hexalobus

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hexalobus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hexalobus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hexalobus
Wikipedia: Hexalobus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hexalobus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hexalobus

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: Hexalobus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=598, retrieved 22 March 2023

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