2467.000 Pollichia Aiton

Description of the genus

Small shrub. Stipules prominent, white, long-acuminate. Leaves opposite but appearing whorled. Flowers in dense axillary cymes. Sepals 5, free. Petals 5, minute. Stamens 1-2. Ovary 1-locular with 1 persistent filiform style. Fruit indehiscent, fleshy.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Pollichia campestris

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
campestris AitonN,SW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pollichia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Pollichia
Flora of Mozambique: Pollichia
Flora of Zambia: Pollichia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pollichia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pollichia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pollichia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pollichia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pollichia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pollichia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Pollichia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=576, retrieved 22 February 2020

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