Napoleonaea P. Beauv.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, rarely lianas. Leaves alternate; lamina elliptic-oblong to ovate. Inflorescence solitary, axillary or cauliflorous panicles; flowers sub-sessile to sessile; calyx tube turbinate, limb valvate, 5-fid; staminodia and stamens in 4 concentric rows. Fruit drupes, fleshy, globose. Seeds few.

Worldwide: 6 species in West tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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gossweileri Baker f. BW

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External websites:

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

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: Napoleonaea., retrieved 7 June 2023

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