3419.000 Agelaea Sol. ex Planch.

Description of the genus

Woody lianes, climbing shrubs or small trees. Leaves 3-foliolate. Inflorescence a large many-flowered panicle. Flowers 5-merous. Sepals densely brown-hairy. Petals white. Carpels 5, pilose. Fruit of 1-3 follicles, the follicles fulvo-tomentose. Seed with cup-shaped basal aril.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical Africa and Asia.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Agelaea pentagyna

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Agelaea:

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

External websites:

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

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: Agelaea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=663, retrieved 16 July 2024

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