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Perennial herbs. Leaves with minute bristles in the axis. Flowers in pseudumbels, spirally arranged around the top of the peduncle. Corolla with densely woolly upper surface. Corona 5-lobed; lobes projected into 2 short horns directed over the staminal column. Follicles ellipsoid. Seeds with tuft of hairs.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Kanahia Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1133
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Kanahia

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Kanahia is a genus of flowering plants of the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1810.[1] It is native to Africa and to the Arabian Peninsula.[2]

Species[3]
  1. Kanahia carlsbergiana D.V.Field, Friis & M.G.Gilbert - Bale Region of Ethiopia
  2. Kanahia delilii Kotschy ex Decne. - Mount Aquaro in Ethiopia
  3. Kanahia forskalii Decne. - Yemen
  4. Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br. 1810 not G.Don 1837 nor K.Schum. 1895 - Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia
  5. Kanahia monroi S.Moore - Zimbabwe

References

  1. ^ Brown, Robert. 1810. On the Asclepiadeae 28.
  2. ^ Tropicos
  3. ^ The Plant List, genus Kanahia
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Kanahia: Brief Summary

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Kanahia is a genus of flowering plants of the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1810. It is native to Africa and to the Arabian Peninsula.

Species Kanahia carlsbergiana D.V.Field, Friis & M.G.Gilbert - Bale Region of Ethiopia Kanahia delilii Kotschy ex Decne. - Mount Aquaro in Ethiopia Kanahia forskalii Decne. - Yemen Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br. 1810 not G.Don 1837 nor K.Schum. 1895 - Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia Kanahia monroi S.Moore - Zimbabwe
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