6991.000 Jacquemontia Choisy

Description of the genus

Twining herbs (in ours) or shrubs, usually hairy with 2-3-armed hairs. Leaves entire, often cordate at base. Inflorescences of axillary, usually pedunculate cymes. Sepals equal or unequal. Corolla funnel-shaped to campanulate, shallowly 5-lobed, blue (in ours). Stamens included. Ovary 2-locular. Style 1; stigmas 2, oblong or nearly so, rarely filiform. Capsule spherical. 2-locular. Seeds 4 or fewer.

Worldwide: c.120 species, occurring mainly in America, but also in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Jacquemontia tamnifolia

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jacquemontia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Jacquemontia
JSTOR Plant Science: Jacquemontia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jacquemontia
Plants of the World Online: Jacquemontia
Tropicos: Jacquemontia
Wikipedia: Jacquemontia

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: Genus page: Jacquemontia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1179, retrieved 17 June 2024

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