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 taxon.

Galpinia transvaalica

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Other sources of information about Galpinia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Galpinia

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Galpinia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1004, retrieved 28 October 2020

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