7357.000 Hoslundia Vahl

Description of the genus

Herb or small shrub. Leaves opposite or ternate. Inflorescence composed of lax panicles or racemes. Pedicels articulated at apex. Calyx subequally 5-toothed; tube cylindric, becoming enlarged and fleshy in fruit. Corolla 2-lipped. Stamens didynamous, the upper pair reduced to staminodes, declinate. Style exserted, shortly 2-lobed. Fruit ± spherical, berry-like.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Hoslundia opposita

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

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

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: Hoslundia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1236, retrieved 14 June 2024

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