Leptaulus Benth.

Mendes, E.J. (1963) Icacinaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate, entire, rather coriaceous. Flowers in subumbellate cymes or solitary. Calyx deeply 5-lobed; lobes slightly imbricate. Petals 5, united nearly to the apex, valvate with inflexed tips. Stamens 5, alternating with the petals and adnate to them for most of their length. Ovary with a somewhat excentric style. Fruit an oblong-ellipsoid drupe.

Worldwide: Six species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Leptaulus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leptaulus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Leptaulus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Leptaulus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leptaulus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Leptaulus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1965, retrieved 11 August 2020

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