8608.000 Trochomeria Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Stems erect, ascending or prostrate, arising from a tuber. Tendrils simple (macrocarpa) or 0 (polymorpha). Stipule-like bracts present or 0. Corolla star-like, with 5 greenish-yellow, often reflexed, lobes, often apppearing before the leaves. Stamens 3. Fruit baccate, red, indehiscent.

Worldwide: 7 species in Africa

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
debilis (Sond.) Hook. f.N,SW,SE
macrocarpa (Sond.) Hook. f. subsp. macrocarpa SEDescription, Image

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

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Trochomeria
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Trochomeria
Plants of the World Online: Trochomeria
Tropicos: Trochomeria
Wikipedia: Trochomeria

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: Trochomeria.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1445, retrieved 28 May 2024

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