Uvariopsis Engl.

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

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Inflorescence flowers solitary or in fascicles; axillary often on old wood; sessile or stalked; bracteoles 2, 1 basal 1 median. Flowers sepals 2, connate to form a bi-lobed calyx; petals 4, valvate in 1 whorl eventually spreading, free or somewhat joined; rather thick. Fruit clusters of monocarps, indehiscent. Seeds several; usually succulent; without aril.

Worldwide: 12 species in W and C Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
congensis Robyns & Ghesq.WNw

Other sources of information about Uvariopsis:

External websites:

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

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: Uvariopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2047, retrieved 4 August 2020

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