5480.000 Galpinia N.E. Br.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Small tree or shrub. Leaves opposite-decussate, shortly petiolate, entire, with a gland on midrib just below apex on the underside of the lamina. Inflorescence a large, terminal, compound cyme. Flowers 5- or 6-merous. Calyx tube campanulate; lobes alternating with short appendages. Petals as many as calyx lobes and alternating with them, arising near the top of calyx tube, not clawed, Fruit a capsule, membranous, dehiscing irregularly. Seeds flat, margin winged.

Worldwide: One species only in southern Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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transvaalica N.E. Br.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Galpinia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Galpinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Galpinia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Galpinia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Galpinia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Galpinia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Galpinia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Galpinia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Galpinia
JSTOR Plant Science: Galpinia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Galpinia
Plants of the World Online: Galpinia
Tropicos: Galpinia
Wikipedia: Galpinia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Galpinia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1004, retrieved 24 May 2024

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