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Loganiaceae

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983) Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1)

Description of the family

Trees, shrubs or lianes. Stipules present or 0. Leaves opposite, less often in whorls of 3, simple. Inflorescence thyrsoid, cymose or 1-flowered. Flowers mostly actinomorphic, less often zygomorphic, usually bisexual, 4- or 5-merous (in ours). Sepals free or united. Corolla lobes partly united. Ovary superior or slightly inferior, (1-)2(-4)-locular. Fruit a berry, 1-many-seeded.

Worldwide: 29 genera and 570 species, tropical with a few temperate.

Caprivi: 1 genus and 5 taxa.

Strychnos pungens

Links to genera:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this family

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Strychnos L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Loganiaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Loganiaceae
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Loganiaceae
Flora of Malawi: Loganiaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Loganiaceae
Flora of Zambia: Loganiaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Loganiaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Loganiaceae

External websites:

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



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 Caprivi: Family page: Loganiaceae.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=123, retrieved 14 July 2024

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