3238.000 Montinia Thunb.

Mendes, E.J. (1978) Montiniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Shrub. Leaves alternate, simple, usually petiolate. Flowers in terminal and subterminal corymbose inflorescences; calyx-tube expanded, usually 4-lobed; petals usually 4, imbricate; disk fleshy, lining the calyx-tube. Fruit a capsule ellipsoid, 2-valved. Seeds compressed, winged; cotyledons broadly oblong, apex obtuse.

Worldwide: Two species in southern and tropical Africa.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
caryophyllacea Thunb.SW

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External websites:

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

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: Montinia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2045, retrieved 27 May 2022

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