7360.000 Platostoma P. Beauv.

GENIOSPORUM Wall. ex Benth.

Description of the genus

Comment: Platostoma rotundifolium (Briq.) A.J. Paton is recorded as occurring in Zimbabwe in Mapaura and Timberlake, 2004, p. 56. This was presumably based on specimens of this species (possibly held under the older name of Geniosporum angolense Briq.) in SRGH. However, Paton in FZ does not record P. rotundifolium for Zimbabwe and furthermore there were no specimens from Zimbabwe found in SRGH on 30 September 2015 which could be P. rotundifolium and we have therefore removed this species as occurring in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Platostoma strictum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
strictum (Hiern) A.J. PatonC,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Platostoma:

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Flora of Malawi: Platostoma
Flora of Mozambique: Platostoma
Flora of Zambia: Platostoma

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Platostoma.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1238, retrieved 17 January 2017

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