6972.000 Falkia L.f.

Description of the genus

Small prostrate herbs. Leaves petiolate, entire. Flowers solitary on axillary peduncles. Sepals broad, ovate, accrescent. Corolla funnel-shaped, 5-lobed. Stamens included. Ovary deeply 4-lobed, hairy. Styles 2, inserted between the lobes of the ovary. Capsule 4-lobed, each lobe with 1 seed.

Worldwide: 3 species in Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
oblonga Bernh. ex C. Krauss var. oblonga N

Other sources of information about Falkia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Falkia
Flora of Zambia: Falkia

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

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: Falkia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2193, retrieved 21 May 2024

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