8663.020 Gunillaea Thulin

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves alternate, sessile. Flowers ± actinomorphic. Calyx with 4-5 accrescent lobes. Corolla campanulate, 4-5-lobed. Ovary inferior, 2-locular. Style 2-lobed; 2 glands sometimes present at the base of the style-lobes. Capsule indehiscent. Seeds numerous, sometimes with hair-like projections.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Botswana: 2 taxa.

Gunillaea rhodesica

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
emirnensis (A. DC.) Thulin
rhodesica (Adamson) ThulinNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Gunillaea:

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Flora of Caprivi: Gunillaea
Flora of Malawi: Gunillaea
Flora of Mozambique: Gunillaea
Flora of Zambia: Gunillaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Gunillaea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Gunillaea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1453, retrieved 16 July 2018

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