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Evergreen tree. Leaves very glossy above. Inflorescences axillary, solitary or in few-flowered cymes. Petals 10, in two rows, the outer larger and thicker than the inner. Stamens 10, united into a tube. Ovary ellipsoid; ovules 10-31. Fruit a berry.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Warburgia Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=967
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Warburgia: Brief Summary
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Warburgia is a genus of plant in family Canellaceae described as a genus in 1895. It was named for the German botanist Otto Warburg. It is native to eastern and southern Africa.
All four species have medicinal uses. Extracts of Warburgia ugandensis have been reported to show some antimalarial properties in animal models.
Species Warburgia elongata Verdc.
- Tanzania Warburgia salutaris
(Bertol.f.) Chiov. - Zimbabwe
, KwaZulu-Natal Warburgia stuhlmannii Engl.
- Tanzania, Kenya Warburgia ugandensis
Sprague - Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia to Malawi
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