Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

In the term aril-like structure, we include a pseudaril (as in Commiphora) and an arillode (as in various genera in the Sapindaceae).

Annonaceae Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis
Annonaceae Annona stenophylla subsp. nana
Annonaceae Uvaria gracilipes
Annonaceae Uvaria lucida subsp. virens
Annonaceae Xylopia aethiopica
Annonaceae Xylopia gracilipes
Annonaceae Xylopia odoratissima
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga africana
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga thouarsii
Burseraceae Commiphora africana Pseudaril often absent
Burseraceae Commiphora angolensis
Burseraceae Commiphora caerulea
Burseraceae Commiphora edulis subsp. edulis
Burseraceae Commiphora glandulosa
Burseraceae Commiphora karibensis
Burseraceae Commiphora marlothii
Burseraceae Commiphora mollis
Burseraceae Commiphora mossambicensis
Burseraceae Commiphora neglecta
Burseraceae Commiphora pyracanthoides subsp. pyracanthoides
Burseraceae Commiphora tenuipetiolata
Burseraceae Commiphora ugogensis
Burseraceae Commiphora viminea
Burseraceae Commiphora zanzibarica
Connaraceae Agelaea pentagyna
Connaraceae Rourea minor
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca polyandra
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Afzelia quanzensis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia coleosperma
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Schotia brachypetala
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Schotia capitata
Lophiocarpaceae Corbichonia decumbens
Meliaceae Trichilia capitata
Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea fischeri subsp. eylesii
Meliaceae Turraea floribunda
Meliaceae Turraea nilotica
Meliaceae Turraea obtusifolia
Meliaceae Turraea zambesica
Melianthaceae Bersama abyssinica
Melianthaceae Bersama swynnertonii
Sapindaceae Aporrhiza paniculata
Sapindaceae Blighia unijugata
Sapindaceae Haplocoelum foliolosum subsp. foliolosum
Sapindaceae Lecaniodiscus fraxinifolius
Sapindaceae Pappea capensis
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Sapindaceae Stadmannia oppositifolia subsp. rhodesica
Turneraceae Afroqueta capensis
Violaceae Afrohybanthus enneaspermus
Violaceae Afrohybanthus serratus
Number of species: 53

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: List of native or naturalised species with each spot-character: Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure., retrieved 13 April 2024

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