4875.000 Rhamnus L.

Description of the genus

Unarmed small trees or shrubs. Stipules small, soon deciduous. Leaves alternate or fasciculate, petiolate. Lamina with nerves arranged pinnately. Flowers in an axillary fascicle or solitary. Flowers usually bisexual. Sepals 4-5. Petals 4-5 or 0. Stamens 4-5. Ovary superior, 2-4-locular. Fruit an obovoid fleshy drupe.

Worldwide: 125 species occurring in the northern hemisphere to Brazil and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Rhamnus prinoides

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
prinoides L'Hér.N,C,EDescription, Image
staddo A. Rich.C,EDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Rhamnus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rhamnus
Flora of Malawi: Rhamnus
Flora of Mozambique: Rhamnus
Flora of Zambia: Rhamnus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhamnus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rhamnus
JSTOR Plant Science: Rhamnus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rhamnus
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Tropicos: Rhamnus
Wikipedia: Rhamnus

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: Rhamnus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=921, retrieved 14 April 2024

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