4784.000 Pappea Eckl. & Zeyh.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves simple. Inflorescence an axillary raceme-like thyrse. Sepals 5, connate. Petals (4-)5(-6), each with 2 hairy scales at base. Stamens 8-10. Ovary 3-locular; loculi 1-ovulate. Fruit a 1(-3)-coccous capsule, not winged. Seed with a fleshy lobed arillode.

Worldwide: Probably only a single, highly variable species in eastern and southern Africa (Vollesen, 1989)

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Pappea capensis

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capensis Eckl. & Zeyh.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Pappea
Flora of Mozambique: Pappea
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pappea
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Wikipedia: Pappea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pappea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pappea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Pappea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=907, retrieved 24 March 2023

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