7000.000 Astripomoea A. Meeuse

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987) Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1)

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs bearing conspicuously stellate-hairy indumentum. Leaves petiolate; lamina ovate. Inflorescences cymose, usually axillary sometimes forming a terminal panicle. Sepals 5, unequal. Corolla purple, violet or white with purple centre. Ovary 2-locular. Style 1; stigmas oblong to spherical. Seeds hairy.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical and South Africa

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lachnosperma (Choisy) A. MeeuseNDescription, Image
rotundata (Pilg.) A. Meeuse

Other sources of information about Astripomoea:

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Flora of Caprivi: Astripomoea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Astripomoea
Flora of Malawi: Astripomoea
Flora of Mozambique: Astripomoea
Flora of Zambia: Astripomoea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Astripomoea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Astripomoea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Astripomoea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Astripomoea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Astripomoea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Astripomoea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Astripomoea
JSTOR Plant Science: Astripomoea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Astripomoea
Plants of the World Online: Astripomoea
Tropicos: Astripomoea
Wikipedia: Astripomoea

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: Astripomoea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1184, retrieved 25 July 2024

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