provided by Flora of Zimbabwe
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.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Sopubia Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1294
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Sopubia: Brief Summary
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Sopubia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Orobanchaceae.
Its native range is Tropical and Southern Africa, Madagascar, Southern China to Tropical Asia.
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