Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Malvales


Byng, J.W. (2014) The Flowering Plants Handbook Plant Gateway Limited, Hertford, UK

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the family

Annual, usually prostrate, tomentose herbs, rarely perennials or sub-shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate (spiral); margins pinnatifid or toothed. Petioles present; sometimes stipules. Inflorescence of solitary flowers, rarely a few aggregated. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic; hypanthium sometimes spiny. Sepals free. Petals free; white to pale orange or yellow. Ovary part-inferior to inferior; carpels fused. Fruit dry and indehiscent, spiny.

Worldwide: 3 genera and 10 species in South Africa and North Africa to India.

Botswana: 2 genera and 5 taxa.

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Grielum L.Description
Neuradopsis Bremek. & Oberm.Description

Other sources of information about Neuradaceae:

External websites:

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

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 Botswana: Family page: Neuradaceae.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=308, retrieved 21 July 2024

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