3505.000 Cryptosepalum Benth.

Description of the genus

Trees, shrubs or suffrutices; evergreen, leaves paripinnate; leaflets sessile, subequal, asymmetric; flowers in terminal and axillary racemes, bracteoles petaloid, conspicuous white or pink; pod compressed, thin woody, glabrous, the upper suture slightly winged.

Worldwide: 11 species in tropical Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Zambia: 8 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
exfoliatum De WIld. var. fruticosum (Hutch.) Duvign. & BrenanNNDescription
exfoliatum De Wild. var. pubescens P.A.Duvign. & BrenanN,WNw,N
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. craspedoneuron P.A.Duvign. & Brenan [DD]NLp,N
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. exfoliatum var. fruticosum McImage
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. pseudotaxus (Baker f.) P.A.Duvign. & BrenanB,N,W,SNw,N,Mc,S,WImage
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. puberulum P.A.Duvign. & Brenan [DD]NN
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. suffruticans (P.A.Duvign.) P.A.Duvign. & BrenanB,WNw,W
maraviense Oliv.N,W,CNw,N,Mc,C,LkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cryptosepalum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Cryptosepalum
Flora of Mozambique: Cryptosepalum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cryptosepalum

External websites:

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

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: Cryptosepalum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=683, retrieved 23 July 2019

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