Gomphia Scgreb.

Robson, N.K.B. (1963) Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Evergreen trees or shrubs, usually completely glabrous. Leaves sessile to petiolate; stipules entire. Inflorescences paniculate or raceme-like or less often reduced to 1–2 flowers, terminal or axillary at the base of the new growth; bracts deciduous or persistent; pedicels usually slender, articulated at or above the base. Sepals 5, imbricate, persistent and turning red and coriaceous in fruit. Petals 5, yellow, cream or white, not clawed. Fruit drupelets usually black at maturity, 1–5. Seeds without endosperm.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
lunzuensis (N.Robson) Verdc. NN

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External websites:

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

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: Gomphia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2031, retrieved 3 December 2022

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