7616.000 Sopubia Buch-Ham. ex D. Don

Description of the genus

Hemiparasitic annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs. Leaves opposite or whorled or upper alternate, usually linear, entire or deeply pinnatifid. Inflorescence a terminal raceme or spike. Calyx 5-toothed, campanulate; the teeth white-woolly inside. Corolla with short tube and 5 spreading lobes. Stamens 4; anthers 2-thecous, one cell perfect, the other much smaller, sterile. Fruit a capsule. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 60 species occurring in the tropical Old World and South Africa

Caprivi: 2 taxa.

Sopubia mannii var. tenuifolia

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mannii Skan var. tenuifolia (Engl. & Gilg) HepperDescription, Image
simplex (Hochst.) Hochst.

Other sources of information about Sopubia:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Sopubia.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1294, retrieved 19 May 2022

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