2510.000 Brasenia Schreb.

Description of the genus

Aquatic herb with floating peltate leaves; without submerged dissected leaves. Sepals 3, purplish-brownish-red; petals similar but larger. Stamens 12-18. Carpels 6-18, free. Fruit leathery, 1-2-seeded.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical America, Africa, India and temperate E Asia

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Brasenia schreberi

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schreberi J.F. Gmel.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Brasenia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Brasenia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Brasenia

External websites:

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

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: Brasenia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=577, retrieved 2 February 2023

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