5539.000 Pteleopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Small to medium-sized trees or shrubs, without scales or stalked glands. Leaves opposite or subopposite (rarely alternate), petiolate, entire. Flowers bisexual and male in same inflorescence, (4-)5-merous, in subcapitate racemes. Petals (4-)5. Stamens (8-)10, 2-seriate. Fruit 2-5-winged.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Pteleopsis myrtifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
anisoptera (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsN,W,CDescription, Image
myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Key to Species

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Other sources of information about Pteleopsis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Pteleopsis
Flora of Caprivi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Malawi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zambia: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Pteleopsis

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Pteleopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1009, retrieved 21 May 2024

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