7213.000 Tinnea Kotschy & Peyr.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, suffrutices or shrubs. Young branches, undersides of leaves and corollas with sessile glands. Leaves often held in a V and reflexed; margin entire. Calyx 2-lipped with 2 entire, broadly rounded lips, enlarging in fruit. Corolla with a 3-lobed lower lip and 2-lobed upper lip, dark reddish-brown to blackish-purple. Stamens 4, normally exserted. Style 2-lobed. Nutlets with a well-developed wing on the dorsal side.

Worldwide: 19 species in tropical Africa

Botswana: 3 taxa.

Tinnea rhodesiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
eriocalyx Welw.N
rhodesiana S. MooreNDescription, Image
vestita BakerN

Other sources of information about Tinnea:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Tinnea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1215, retrieved 25 August 2019

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