8564.000 Zehneria Endl.

Description of the genus

Climbing dioecious or monoecious herbs with simple leaves. Tendrils simple. Flowers small, white, becoming cream or yellowish-green with age. Male flowers solitary or in raceme- or umbel-like axillary clusters; corolla 5-lobed; stamens 2-3(-4), all 2-thecous; disk elevated and free from the receptacle-tube. Female flowers in similar inflorescences to the male; ovary smooth, glabrous to pubescent; staminodes often present, 3; disk annular. Fruit a berry, usually red and glabrous.

Worldwide: 30 species in the tropics of the Old World

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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marlothii (Cogn.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Zehneria:

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

External websites:

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

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: Zehneria.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1434, retrieved 20 July 2024

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