2733.000 Monodora Dunal

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing or scrambling. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered cymes, terminal or extra-axillary. Bracteole 1, usually amplexicaul, persistent, foliaceous. Sepals 3, much shorter than the petals, free. Petals 6, in two unequal whorls, all united at the base; outer broad at base, inner unguiculate. Stamens numerous. Carpels united to form a 1-locular ovary with numerous ovules. Stigmas radiating. Fruit a many-seeded berry. Seeds glossy; aril 0.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
angolensis Welw. NLp,N

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Flora of Malawi: Monodora
Flora of Mozambique: Monodora
Flora of Zimbabwe: Monodora

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

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: Monodora.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=602, retrieved 21 September 2020

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