Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Unplaced

Vahliaceae

Bridson, D.M. (1978) Vahliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the family

Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite, simple, entire. Flowers in axillary pairs, bisexual, actinomorphic. Calyx lobes 5. Petals 5, alternating with calyx lobes. Stamens 5, alternating with petals, attached to a disk. Anthers 2-thecous, dorsifixed. Ovary inferior, 1-locular. Styles 2, free. Ovules numerous. Fruit a capsule. Seeds minute.

Zambia: 1 genus and 3 taxa.

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Vahlia Thunb.Description

Other sources of information about Vahliaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Vahliaceae
Flora of Caprivi: Vahliaceae
Flora of Malawi: Vahliaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Vahliaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vahliaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Vahliaceae
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Vahliaceae.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=228, retrieved 23 May 2017

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