6978.000 Seddera Hochst.

Description of the genus

Prostrate to erect suffrutices or shrubs, never climbing. Leaves small, entire, usually with medifixed hairs. Flowers 5-merous, axillary, solitary or aggregated into few-flowered clusters or pedunculate cymes. Sepals subequal or outer ones larger. Corolla small, funnel-shaped; limb shallowly lobed; mid-petaline areas hairy. Ovary 2-locular, 4-ovulate. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, not forked. Capsule 4-valved. Seeds glabrous.

Worldwide: 20 species, mainly African, extending to Arabia and India

Botswana: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
capensis (E.Mey. ex Choisy) Hallier f.SE
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. suffruticosa N,SW,SEDescription, Image
suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f. var. hirsutissima Hallier f.N,SW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Seddera:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Seddera.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1177, retrieved 16 July 2020

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