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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Other sources of information about Copaifera:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Copaifera., retrieved 5 December 2022

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