8359.010 Fadogia Schweinf.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or subshrubs, usually with several stems from a woody rootstock. Leaves in whorls of 3-5(-6) or opposite, shortly petiolate (in ours). Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered. Calyx tube campanulate or subspherical. Corolla tube usually cylindric; lobes 5(-9). Ovary 3-4(-9)-locular. Fruit glabrous, containing 1-3(-9) pyrenes.

Worldwide: 40-50 species in tropical Africa

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

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tomentosa De Wild. var. calvescens (Verdc.) Verdc.

Other sources of information about Fadogia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Fadogia
Flora of Malawi: Fadogia
Flora of Mozambique: Fadogia
Flora of Zambia: Fadogia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fadogia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Fadogia.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1407, retrieved 11 December 2023

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