Leaves whorled

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

FamilySpeciesComment
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Rauvolfia caffra
Ceratophyllaceae Ceratophyllum demersum var. demersum
Clusiaceae Garcinia livingstonei
Combretaceae Combretum adenogonium Leaves usually whorled
Combretaceae Combretum collinum Leaves sometimes whorled
Combretaceae Combretum molle Leaves rarely whorled
Combretaceae Combretum zeyheri Leaves sometimes whorled
Euphorbiaceae Croton pseudopulchellus Leaves whorled or subopposite
Lamiaceae Premna senensis
Malpighiaceae Sphedamnocarpus angolensis Leaves sometimes whorled
Malpighiaceae Triaspis macropteron subsp. massaiensis Rarely whorled
Piperaceae Peperomia tetraphylla
Rubiaceae Breonadia salicina
Rubiaceae Cephalanthus natalensis
Rubiaceae Galium bussei var. bussei
Rubiaceae Galium bussei var. glabrum
Rubiaceae Galium chloroionanthum
Rubiaceae Galium scabrellum
Rubiaceae Galium thunbergianum var. hirsutum
Rubiaceae Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens
Rubiaceae Rubia cordifolia subsp. conotricha
Stilbaceae Nuxia congesta
Stilbaceae Nuxia floribunda Leaves sometimes whorled
Vitaceae Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
Number of species: 24


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves whorled.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=701, retrieved 24 October 2019

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