8352.050 Pyrostria Juss.

Description of the genus

Small shrubs to trees. Stipules triangular at base, lobed. Leaves drying blackish-brown; domatia present; tertiary venation obscure. Inflorescences umbellate or 1-flowered, entirely enclosed in bud by paired connate bracts. Corolla: throat densely congested with hairs; lobes spreading or reflexed. Ovary 2-10-locular with 1 pendulous ovule per loculus. Pollen-presenter solid with style attached to the base. Fruit red to yellow, obcordate in side view.

Worldwide: c. 45 species in Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius and Rodrigues.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

No image yet

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
hystrix (Bremek.) Bridson

Other sources of information about Pyrostria:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Pyrostria
Flora of Mozambique: Pyrostria
Flora of Zambia: Pyrostria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pyrostria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Pyrostria.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1403, retrieved 22 September 2023

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:40pm
Terms of use