4798.000 Aporrhiza Radlk.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary paniculate thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic; sepals 5; petals 5, slightly shorter than the sepals, unguiculate, each with 2 hairy scales formed by the inflexed margin above the claw; disk lobed. Stamens 6–8. Ovary 2-locular, loculi 1-ovulate; style short, 2-lobed. Fruit capsular. Seeds 1 in each loculus, with an arillode covering the lower half.

Worldwide: Species 4-6, in tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Aporrhiza
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aporrhiza

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: Aporrhiza.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=909, retrieved 20 March 2023

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