6020.020 Afrocarum Rauschert


Description of the genus

Perennial herb. Leaves 1-pinnate; leaflets overlapping when young, bearing spiny cartilaginous teeth. Inflorescences of compound umbels. Bracts and bracteoles many and well-developed. Petals subcircular to broadly obcordate; apex inflexed. Stylopodium well-developed, conical. Fruit ovoid, glabrous, slightly laterally flattened; ribs distinct.

Worldwide: 1 species occurring in Angola, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique,Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Afrocarum imbricatum

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imbricatum (Schinz) RauschertC,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Afrocarum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Afrocarum
Flora of Mozambique: Afrocarum
Flora of Zambia: Afrocarum

External websites:

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

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: Afrocarum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1044, retrieved 24 June 2024

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