2116.000 Osyridicarpos A.DC.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrub with long, slender, sometimes pendulous, branches. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Flowers bisexual, small, (4-)5-merous, subtended by 1 bract and 2 small bracteoles. Stamens 5. Stigma capitate. Fruit a drupe crowned with the persistent perianth lobes.

Worldwide: 6 spp. in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Osyridicarpos schimperianus

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schimperianus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) A.DC.N,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Osyridicarpos:

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Flora of Malawi: Osyridicarpos
Flora of Mozambique: Osyridicarpos
Flora of Zambia: Osyridicarpos

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Osyridicarpos
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Osyridicarpos
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Osyridicarpos
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Osyridicarpos
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Osyridicarpos

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: Genus page: Osyridicarpos.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=503, retrieved 4 December 2016

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