6563.040 Saba (Pichon) Pichon

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & van Dilst, F.J.H. (1989) Saba (Pichon) Pichon, Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XXVII Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 59(1/2) 189-206

Description of the genus

Lianes, bearing tendrils. Latex white. Stipules 0. Inflorescence terminal, of cymes clustered in panicles. Calyx lobes free. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary hairy. Carpels completely fused into a glabrous, fleshy indehiscent, many-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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comorensis (Bojer) Pichon var. florida (Benth.) PichonNNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Saba:

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Flora of Malawi: Saba
Flora of Mozambique: Saba
Flora of Zimbabwe: Saba

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

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: Genus page: Saba.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1107, retrieved 24 November 2017

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