Leaves with black dots

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

The black dots are bacterial nodules in the following genera in the Rubiaceae: Pavetta, Psychotria and Sericanthe.

FamilySpeciesComment
Clusiaceae Psorospermum febrifugum
Rubiaceae Pavetta gardeniifolia
Rubiaceae Pavetta schumanniana
Rubiaceae Pavetta umtalensis
Rubiaceae Psychotria kirkii
Number of species: 5


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: List of native or naturalised species with each spot-character: Leaves with black dots.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=749, retrieved 20 November 2017

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