Copaifera L.

Description of the genus

Understorey shrub in Kalahari woodland; leaf with 8−10 leaflets, subopposite or alternate; fruit similar to that of Guibourtia, with green, glandular valves separating along one suture to expose the single seed enclosed in a red aril.

Worldwide: c. 30 species in Africa, 1 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 1 species in Zambia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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External websites:

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

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: Copaifera., retrieved 22 April 2024

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