6328.000 Samolus L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems (in ours) erect, arising from a basal rosette. Leaves alternate, entire. Flowers in racemes or corymbs; pedicels geniculate, with bract inserted at or near the middle. Calyx and corolla 5-lobed. Stamens alternating with staminodes. Ovary semi-inferior

Worldwide: 15 species, cosmopolitan, often in salt marshes

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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valerandi L. var. valerandi NDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Samolus
Flora of Zambia: Samolus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Samolus

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Samolus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Samolus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Samolus
Wikipedia: Samolus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Samolus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Samolus

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 Botswana: Genus page: Samolus.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1064, retrieved 2 July 2022

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