Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure

The following is a list of cultivated species which at least some of the time possess this spot-character.

In the term aril-like structure, we include a pseudaril (as in Commiphora) and an arillode (as in various genera in the Sapindaceae).

FamilySpeciesComment
Annonaceae Annona cherimola
Annonaceae Annona reticulata
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis
Burseraceae Commiphora caerulea
Burseraceae Commiphora karibensis
Burseraceae Commiphora marlothii
Burseraceae Commiphora mollis
Burseraceae Commiphora mossambicensis
Burseraceae Commiphora viminea
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Afzelia quanzensis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Schotia brachypetala
Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea floribunda
Meliaceae Turraea obtusifolia
Melianthaceae Bersama abyssinica
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Number of species: 17


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: List of cultivated species with each spot-character: Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species-spot-display.php?spot_id=1101, retrieved 4 March 2024

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