3405.000 Parinari Aubl.

Description of the genus

Trees or suffrutices. Leaves simple, alternate; lower leaf surface with a close, prominent, reticulate venation which outlines small stomatal cavities (crypts) filled with hairs. Inflorescence a many-flowered cyme or cymose panicle. Bracts and bracteoles present. Stamens 6-10; staminodes c.6. Ovary 2-locular. Drupe fleshy; epicarp verrucose; endocarp hard, thick, with a rough fibrous surface, with 2 basal plugs or stoppers, the detachment of which allows the seedlings to escape.

Worldwide: 44 species in the tropics

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
capensis Harv. subsp. capensis B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
excelsa Sabine[LR-lc]N,W,CNw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Parinari:

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Flora of Botswana: Parinari
Flora of Caprivi: Parinari
Flora of Malawi: Parinari
Flora of Mozambique: Parinari
Flora of Zimbabwe: Parinari

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Parinari.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=661, retrieved 19 September 2019

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