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 cultivated taxon.

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

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

theiformis (Vahl) Benn.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Aphloia:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Aphloia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=980, retrieved 10 December 2023

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