4875.000 Rhamnus L.

Description of the genus

Unarmed small trees or shrubs. Stipules small, soon deciduous. Leaves alternate or fasciculate, petiolate. Lamina with nerves arranged pinnately. Flowers in an axillary fascicle or solitary. Flowers usually bisexual. Sepals 4-5. Petals 4-5 or 0. Stamens 4-5. Ovary superior, 2-4-locular. Fruit an obovoid fleshy drupe.

Worldwide: 125 species occurring in the northern hemisphere to Brazil and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Rhamnus prinoides

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
prinoides L'Hér.N,C,EDescription, Image
staddo A. Rich.C,E

Other sources of information about Rhamnus:

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Flora of Mozambique: Rhamnus
Flora of Zambia: Rhamnus

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

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: Rhamnus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=921, retrieved 21 December 2014

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