2681.000 Cleistochlamys Oliv.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree, erect or straggling. Flowers solitary, axillary, sessile. Bracteoles 4-5, persistent. Calyx entire and completely enclosing the petals in bud, splitting into 3 sepals. Petals 6, in two whorls, free. Stamens numerous, cuneate-quadrate. Carpels 6-10, free. Ripe carpels indehiscent, cylindric, stipitate, succulent. Seed vertical; aril 0.

Worldwide: 1 species in eastern and south-eastern tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Cleistochlamys
Flora of Mozambique: Cleistochlamys
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cleistochlamys

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

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: Cleistochlamys.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=595, retrieved 10 August 2022

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