5326.000 Aphloia (DC.) Benn.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves toothed. Flowers bisexual, axillary, in few-flowered fascicles or racemes. Sepals 4-6, free. Petals 0. Stamens very numerous, not in bundles. Stigma peltate. Fruit a fleshy berry.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene islands.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Aphloia theiformis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
theiformis (Vahl) Benn.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Aphloia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Aphloia
Flora of Mozambique: Aphloia
Flora of Zambia: Aphloia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Aphloia

External websites:

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

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: Aphloia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=980, retrieved 31 August 2016

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