5539.000 Pteleopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Small to medium-sized trees or shrubs, without scales or stalked glands. Leaves opposite or subopposite (rarely alternate), petiolate, entire. Flowers bisexual and male in same inflorescence, (4-)5-merous, in subcapitate racemes. Petals (4-)5. Stamens (8-)10, 2-seriate. Fruit 2-5-winged.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
anisoptera (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsB,N,W,C,SNw,N,Lk,SDescription, Image
myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsSSDescription, Image
pteleopsoides (Exell) Vollesen [End][VU]NLp,NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pteleopsis:

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Flora of Botswana: Pteleopsis
Flora of Caprivi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Malawi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Pteleopsis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pteleopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1009, retrieved 4 March 2024

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