4463.010 Schinziophyton Hutch. ex Radcl.-Sm.

RICINODENDRON sensu Schinz p.p. non Müll. Arg.

Description of the genus

Dioecious tree. Leaves alternate, stipulate, digitate, stellate-hairy. Inflorescence paniculate, axillary near tips of branches, male inflorescences larger than the female. Male flowers: sepals 4-5; petals 5; disk of 4-6 fleshy glands; stamens 15-21 (in ours). Female flowers: sepals and petals as male; ovary 1-2-locular (in ours); styles 1-3; 2-partite. Fruit indehiscent with woody endocarp.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Schinziophyton rautanenii

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Other sources of information about Schinziophyton:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Schinziophyton
Flora of Zambia: Schinziophyton

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Schinziophyton.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=868, retrieved 2 October 2014

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