4283.000 Dichapetalum Thouars

Breteler, F.J. (1986) The African Dichapetalaceae IX; A taxonomical revision Agricultural University Wageningen Papers 86(3) 1-74

Description of the genus

Suffrutices, shrubs or lianes. Flowers actinomorphic. Stamens 5, all fertile. Petals equal. Fruit drupaceous with (1-)2-3 mericarps; mericarps obtuse or acuminate.

Worldwide: 124 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Dichapetalum rhodesicum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cymosum (Hook.) Engl.W,C,SImage
madagascariense Poir. var. madagascariense [EN]EImage
rhodesicum Sprague & Hutch.WDescription, Image

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dichapetalum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Dichapetalum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=828, retrieved 24 February 2018

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