5659.000 Dissotis Benth.

PSEUDOSBECKIA A. & R. Fern.

Description of the genus

Small trees, shrubs or annual or perennial herbs. Leaves opposite or whorled. Flowers 4-5(-6)-merous. Sepals persistent or caducous; intersepalar segments present, rarely 0. Petals obovate, rose, mauve, purple or violet, rarely white or orange. Stamens 8-10(-12). Ovary 4-5-locular. Capsule 4-5-valved. Seeds minutely cochleate, very numerous.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

The larvae of the following species of insect eat species of this genus:
Pseudargynnis hegemone (False Fritillary)
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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
princeps (Kunth) Triana var. princeps Description, Image

Other sources of information about Dissotis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dissotis
Flora of Mozambique: Dissotis
Flora of Zambia: Dissotis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dissotis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dissotis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dissotis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Dissotis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dissotis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dissotis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Dissotis.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1018, retrieved 24 April 2018

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