4671.000 Cassinopsis Sond.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, sometimes spiny. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences of much-forked cymes, alternating from node to node. Flowers bisexual. Calyx 5-fid. Petals slightly fused at base. Stamens 5, alternating with the petals. Ovary sessile with 1-2 ovules. Fruit an almost dry drupe.

Worldwide: 4 species in Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Cassinopsis tinifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ilicifolia (Hochst.) KunzeEDescription, Image
tinifolia Harv.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cassinopsis:

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Flora of Mozambique: Cassinopsis

External websites:

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

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: Cassinopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=895, retrieved 26 May 2024

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