6789.000 Stenostelma Schltr.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs with thickened rootstock. Leaves shortly petiolate, linear. Inflorescence of very shortly pedunculate umbels, lateral at nodes. Calyx of 5-partite segments, linear-lanceolate with scales at base. Corolla 5-lobed; lobes green without, white within, ovate-oblong, recurved at tips and sometimes notched at apex.

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

Stenostelma capense

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capense Schltr.Description, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Stenostelma
Flora of Mozambique: Stenostelma
Flora of Zambia: Stenostelma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stenostelma

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stenostelma
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stenostelma
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stenostelma
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iNaturalist: Stenostelma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stenostelma
JSTOR Plant Science: Stenostelma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stenostelma
Plants of the World Online: Stenostelma
Tropicos: Stenostelma
Wikipedia: Stenostelma

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: Genus page: Stenostelma.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1139, retrieved 24 February 2024

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