6314.000 Rapanea Aubl.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Leaves entire. Flowers in dense fascicles, 4-5-merous. Sepals and petals often marked with dots and lines. Anthers sessile, adnate to corolla. Ovary superior. Fruit (in ours) a 1-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: Pantropical genus of 100 species

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Rapanea melanophloeos

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
melanophloeos (L.) MezN,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rapanea:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rapanea
Flora of Malawi: Rapanea
Flora of Mozambique: Rapanea
Flora of Zambia: Rapanea

External websites:

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

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: Rapanea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1061, retrieved 24 May 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:31pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use