6730.000 Tacazzea Decne.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(3)

Venter, H.J.T., Verhoeven, R.L. & Kotze, J.D.S. (1990) A monograph of Tacazzea (Periplocaceae) South African Journal of Botany 56(1)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite or whorled. Stipules represented by a line connecting the leaf bases often with glands among them. Flowers usually in paniculate or corymbose cymes. Corolla deeply lobed, almost to base. Corona arising from near base of filaments; lobes filiform or linear and divided above into 2-3 filiform segments. Follicles diverging. Seeds flattened, keeled on one face, sometimes narrowly winged on one side with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical and South Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Tacazzea apiculata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
apiculata Oliv.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tacazzea:

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Flora of Caprivi: Tacazzea
Flora of Malawi: Tacazzea
Flora of Mozambique: Tacazzea
Flora of Zambia: Tacazzea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tacazzea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Tacazzea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1124, retrieved 23 October 2021

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