3390.010 Neuradopsis Bremek. & Oberm.

Description of the genus

Low-growing annual herbs with somewhat woody stems, diffusely to densely branched, woolly-tomentose. Leaves simple, in groups of 3 at each node, these groups alternate on the stem, their members unequal in size, with petioles connate at the very base; laminae crenate or serrate to pinnately lobed. Flowers solitary, axillary, showy; calyx-tube cyathiform, concrescent with the carpels in fruit, surrounded by 2–3 series of inconspicuous spinules, ebracteolate, calyx-lobes 5, narrowly oblong-acute; petals 5, large, with convolute aestivation, inserted at the mouth of the calyx-tube, spreading. Fruit dry, 10-locular, indehiscent. Seeds solitary in each locule.

Worldwide: Three species in South Africa.

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
austro-africana (Schinz) Bremek. & Oberm.SW
bechuanensis Bremek. & Schweick.SW,SE

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Neuradopsis.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2379, retrieved 31 May 2023

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