2681.000 Cleistochlamys Oliv.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree, erect or straggling. Flowers solitary, axillary, sessile. Bracteoles 4-5, persistent. Calyx entire and completely enclosing the petals in bud, splitting into 3 sepals. Petals 6, in two whorls, free. Stamens numerous, cuneate-quadrate. Carpels 6-10, free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, cylindric, stipitate, succulent. Seed vertical; aril 0.

Worldwide: 1 species in eastern and south-eastern tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Cleistochlamys kirkii

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kirkii (Benth.) Oliv.N,C,E,SDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cleistochlamys
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Wikipedia: Cleistochlamys

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: Cleistochlamys.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=595, retrieved 20 May 2024

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