Anisophyllea R. Br. ex Sabine

Description of the genus

Evergreen trees or suffrutices, young parts pilose, later glabrous, readily identified by the alternate leaves with usually 2 conspicuous lateral nerves on either side of the midrib (“palmately veined”). Flowers small, sessile, usually bisexual; ovary inferior. Fruit a 1-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: C.30 species; tropics, c. 14 in Africa.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Anisophyllea boehmii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
boehmii Engl.B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,E,S,WDescription, Image
quangensis Engl. ex Henriq.WNwDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Anisophyllea
Flora of Malawi: Anisophyllea
Flora of Mozambique: Anisophyllea

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Anisophyllea., retrieved 3 December 2023

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