Pentarhopalopilia (Engl.) Hiepko

Verdcourt, B. (1978) Oliniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Shrubs scandent or occasionally erect; young branches and leaves glabrous or variously pilose. Leaf-lamina distinctly pellucid-punctulate; petiole very short, articulated at the base. Inflorescence umbellate; peduncle slender, claviform. Flowers minute; calyx cupuliform; petals reflexed, caducous. Ovary free. Fruit globose to ellipsoid, with a thin pericarp and a large stone.

Worldwide: Four species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
marquesii (Engl.) Hiepko WNw,Cb,Lp

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pentarhopalopilia

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: Pentarhopalopilia., retrieved 28 September 2022

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