6364.000 Pouteria Aubl.

ANINGERIA Aubrév. & Pellegr.


Description of the genus

Trees. Stipules 0. Leaves obscurely pellucid-punctate; lateral nerves spanned by straight transverse tertiary veins. Flowers pedicellate, fasciculate in axils of current or fallen leaves. Calyx 5-merous in one whorl. Corolla with long tube and short lobes. Fruit a berry, 1-seeded. Seed with scar covering up to half the surface area.

Worldwide: c. 200 species in tropical America, Asia to the Pacific and Africa.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
adolfi-friedericii (Engl.) A. Meeuse subsp. australis (J.H. Hemsl.) L. Gaut.EMcDescription, Image
altissima (A.Chev.) Baehni NN

Other sources of information about Pouteria:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pouteria
Flora of Malawi: Pouteria
Flora of Mozambique: Pouteria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pouteria

External websites:

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

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: Pouteria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1068, retrieved 25 April 2024

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