Basella paniculata Volkens
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Basella paniculata Volkens. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000823221. Accessed on: 30 Sep 2020'

Morphology

Perianth deeply divided, often almost to base; lobes 1.25–2.5 × 0.75–1.5 mm., ovate to subcircular.

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    Stamens 1.5–2.5 mm. long, inserted level with base of lobes on slightly thickened ring.

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    Flowers 2–3 mm. long, greenish white.

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    Bracteoles 2, c. 2 × 2 mm., united at base, broadly ovate to circular, appressed to perianth.

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    Fruit globose, 3–5 mm. diam., with longitudinal ridges; receptacles fleshy, enlarged.

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    Perennial climber.

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    Ovary ovoid, style with 3 linear stigmas.

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    Inflorescences axillary, fleshy panicles of spikes, 1.5–4 cm. long.

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    Leaves: lamina 2–4.5 × 1.5–3.5 cm., elliptic to circular, acute to shortly acuminate, rounded to cuneate at the base, entire; petioles: 5–7 mm. long.

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    Stems branched, often sparsely leaved.

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    Glabrous subsucculent twiner, often almost leafless; stems rather thick, furrowed, rough, pale brown.

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    Flowers small, greenish or white, in spikes, with the spikes arranged in much branched rather dense panicles up to 8 cm. long.

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    Perianth 5-lobed almost to the base, opening completely; lobes oval or suborbicular, 2–2.5 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, rounded at apex.

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    Leaf-blade ovate, 1.8–3.5 cm. long, 1–2.5 cm. wide, acute, truncate to cuneate at the base; petiole 2–5 mm. long.

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    Fruits globose, 3.5–4 mm. in diameter, pale brown (red in vivo ?), shining, with 6 prominent longitudinal ribs; receptacles swollen and fleshy.

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    Fig. 1/11, p. 3.

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    Twiner. Leaves succulent, shortly petioled, ovate, 30 x 20 mm, acute. Spikes axillary, peduncled. Sepals ovate. Petals broadly oval, connate at base. Flowers white.

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    Habitat

    Rocky slopes.

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     Information From

    Basellaceae
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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