Campylostemon Welw.

Robson, N.K.B. (1966) Celastraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the genus

Lianes or scandent shrubs, with latex. Leaves opposite, petiolate; stipule free, caducous. Inflorescence pedunculate, cymose, dichasial, simple, without axillary branches, axillary and sometimes terminal; bracts persistent. Sepals 5, imbricate, free or ± united; petals (4) 5, imbricate in buds; disk absent. Ovary superior, 3-locular, with 5–16 axile ovules per loculus, sessile. Fruit of 3 capsular mericarps united at the base; mericarps dorsiventrally flattened, dehiscing by the median suture. Seeds with long winged stalks.

Worldwide: 10 species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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angolense Oliv.NLp

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

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: Campylostemon., retrieved 6 October 2022

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