6577.000 Pleiocarpa Benth.

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrub or tree, without tendrils. Stipules 0. Latex white. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3-5. Inflorescences cymose and axillary. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary glabrous. Carpels 2, free. Fruit a compound berry.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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pycnantha (K. Schum.) StapfEDescription

Other sources of information about Pleiocarpa:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pleiocarpa
Flora of Mozambique: Pleiocarpa
Flora of Zambia: Pleiocarpa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Pleiocarpa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1108, retrieved 4 December 2023

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