4285.000 Tapura Aubl.

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

Description of the genus

Small trees. Leaves entire. Flowers zygomorphic, in small axillary, shortly pedunculate, clusters; peduncle always adnate to the petiole. Sepals 5. united. Petals 5, unequal, joined at the base to the stamens to form an unequal 5-lobed tube; 2 lobes 2-fid; three entire. Fertile stamens 2-3; sterile stamens 2. Ovary sessile, 2-3-locular. Fruit an ovoid drupe.

Worldwide: 28 species in tropical America (mostly) and tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Tapura fischeri var. pubescens

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fischeri Engl. var. pubescens Verdc. & TorreSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tapura:

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Flora of Malawi: Tapura
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tapura
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tapura
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tapura
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iNaturalist: Tapura
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tapura
JSTOR Plant Science: Tapura
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tapura
Plants of the World Online: Tapura
Tropicos: Tapura
Wikipedia: Tapura

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: Tapura.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=829, retrieved 15 April 2024

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