8136.200 Oldenlandia L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stipules with 1-several fimbriae. Leaves opposite. Flowers bisexual, heterostylous or isostylous, in terminal or axillary inflorescences, sometimes fasciculate or solitary at nodes. Calyx lobes 4 (in ours). Corolla lobes 4. Ovary 2-locular. Capsule subspherical to oblong, usually with a beak.

Derivation of name: after Hendrik Bernhard Oldenland, c. 1663-1699, German-born South African botanist.

Worldwide: 300 species in the tropics, especially in Africa.

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

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capensis L.f. var. capensis Description, Image

Other sources of information about Oldenlandia:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Oldenlandia.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1365, retrieved 18 May 2022

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