6740.000 Cryptolepis R. Br.

ECTADIOPSIS Benth.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(3)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite. Flowers in axillary or terminal cymes, rarely ± solitary. Corolla lobed to more than halfway but with a distinct campanulate tube. Corona consisting of 5 fleshy lobes, inserted at about the middle of the corolla tube, above the base of the stamens. Follicles smooth. Seeds linear or oblong, concave and with a single rib on each face, with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in the Old World tropics

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

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oblongifolia Schltr.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Cryptolepis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Cryptolepis
Flora of Malawi: Cryptolepis
Flora of Mozambique: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zambia: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cryptolepis

External websites:

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

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 Caprivi: Genus page: Cryptolepis.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1126, retrieved 3 August 2021

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