6577.000 Pleiocarpa Benth.

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrub or tree, without tendrils. Stipules 0. Latex white. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3-5. Inflorescences cymose and axillary. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left. Ovary glabrous. Carpels 2, free. Fruit a compound berry.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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pycnantha (K. Schum.) StapfNLp

Other sources of information about Pleiocarpa:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Pleiocarpa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pleiocarpa

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pleiocarpa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pleiocarpa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pleiocarpa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pleiocarpa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pleiocarpa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pleiocarpa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1108, retrieved 23 March 2018

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