4206.000 Triaspis Burch.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrubs, lianes or small trees. Leaves opposite, rarely ternate, usually with 2-4 glands on the undersurface near the base. Inflorescences of corymbs, umbels or panicles, axillary or terminal. Flowers actinomorphic or zygomorphic. Sepals usually without glands. Petals variously coloured, unguiculate. Anthers not linear. Ovary 3-locular, hairy or glabrous. Fruit a samara with an entire lateral wing; dorsal wing shorter or 0.

Worldwide: 18 species, mainly in tropical Africa but with 2 in South Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Triaspis macropteron subsp. massaiensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dumeticola Launert[End][DD]W
hypericoides (DC.) Burch. subsp. nelsonii (Oliv.) ImmelmanW,SDescription, Image
macropteron Welw. ex Oliv. subsp. massaiensis (Nied.) LaunertN,C,EDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Triaspis
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Triaspis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Triaspis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Triaspis
Wikipedia: Triaspis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Triaspis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Triaspis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Triaspis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=821, retrieved 23 May 2022

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