7187.000 Kalaharia Baill.

Description of the genus

Low, spiny, much-branched suffrutex forming dense patches. Stems and branches with reflexed spines. Leaves simple, entire. Flowers solitary on axillary pedunclesin leaf axils; peduncles becoming spiny and persisting after the fall of the fruit. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-lobed, somewhat accrescent. Corolla large (10-13 mm long), red; tube ± cylindric; limb 2-lipped; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed nearly to base, reflexed. Stamens didynamous, long-exserted. Fruit a drupe with 3 pyrenes.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Kalaharia uncinata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
uncinata (Schinz) MoldenkeN,SW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Kalaharia:

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Flora of Caprivi: Kalaharia
Flora of Malawi: Kalaharia
Flora of Zambia: Kalaharia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kalaharia

External websites:

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

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: Kalaharia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1211, retrieved 22 June 2024

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