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:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Tinnea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1215, retrieved 17 June 2024

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