5539.000 Pteleopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Small to medium-sized trees or shrubs, without scales or stalked glands. Leaves opposite or subopposite (rarely alternate), petiolate, entire. Flowers bisexual and male in same inflorescence, (4-)5-merous, in subcapitate racemes. Petals (4-)5. Stamens (8-)10, 2-seriate. Fruit 2-5-winged.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pteleopsis:

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Flora of Botswana: Pteleopsis
Flora of Caprivi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Malawi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zambia: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pteleopsis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pteleopsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pteleopsis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pteleopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pteleopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pteleopsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pteleopsis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1009, retrieved 25 October 2016

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