5529.000 Cassipourea Aubl.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Leaves opposite, rarely whorled; margin serrate in upper half or entire. Inflorescence 1-4-flowered, lax or congested or in dense congested fascicles. Petals clawed, linear or spathulate, usually laciniate above. Stamens many. Ovary superior to subinferior. Fruit a capsule; seeds 2-4, arillate.

Worldwide: 40 species in tropical America, tropical and South Africa, Madagascar and Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe: 4 taxa.

Cassipourea gummiflua var. verticillata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
euryoides AlstonE,S
gossweileri ExellN
gummiflua Tul. var. verticillata (N.E. Br.) J. LewisEDescription, Image
malosana (Baker) AlstonEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cassipourea:

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Flora of Malawi: Cassipourea
Flora of Mozambique: Cassipourea
Flora of Zambia: Cassipourea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Cassipourea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1006, retrieved 25 May 2019

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