7466.000 Anticharis Endl.

Description of the genus

Herbs or small undershrubs, erect or suberect, glandular-pubescent. Leaves alternate, entire. Inflorescence solitary, axillary, pedicellate, often bi-bracteolate. Calyx 5-lobed, lobes narrowly lanceolate. Corolla 5-lobed; tube much longer than calyx, dilated above, narrow at base; lobes flat, spreading, subequal. Stamens 2; filaments filiform, inserted above base of corolla tube; anthers transverse, glabrous or hairy. Style filiform, subclavate. Ovary bilocular; ovules many. Fruit capsules ovoid or cylindric dehiscent, subacuminate, loculicidal and septicidal. Seeds small, numerous, ovoid or cylindric, striate, rugose or not.

Worldwide: Species 10, from south west Arica to Arabia and India.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
senegalensis (Walp.) BhandariN

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Anticharis

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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Anticharis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Anticharis
Wikipedia: Anticharis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anticharis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Anticharis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Anticharis.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1258, retrieved 29 May 2022

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