Foetid

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

Strong-smelling in an unpleasant way

FamilySpeciesComment
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Duvalia polita var. polita
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Huernia verekeri var. verekeri
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Stapelia gigantea
Cannabaceae Cannabis sativa Said to be 'rank-smelling' per FZ
Lamiaceae Premna senensis
Malvaceae subfamily Bombacoideae Adansonia digitata
Rubiaceae Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens
Rubiaceae Pavetta gardeniifolia
Number of species: 8


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: List of species with each spot-character: Foetid.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=300, retrieved 30 November 2022

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