2074.190 Oliverella Tiegh.

Description of the genus

Small hemisparasitic shrubs with simple hairs and a single haustorial attachment. Flowers in axillary umbels; bract saucer-shaped with well-developed foliaceous limb. Corolla 5-merous; opening unilaterally; tube short; lobes coherent above, inrolled at anthesis. Filaments thickened and inrolled above.

Worldwide: 3 species in eastern and south-central Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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rubroviridis Tiegh.N,N/SEDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Oliverella
Flora of Zambia: Oliverella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oliverella

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Oliverella.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=499, retrieved 28 September 2021

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