4092.010 Citropsis (Engl.) Swingle & M. Kellerm.

Description of the genus

Small trees or shrubs. Branches with (0-)1-2 axillary spines. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate, 5-9-foliolate; petiole and rhachis winged. Inflorescences of short axillary racemes or cymose clusters. Flowers 4(-5)-merous, bisexual. Sepals united in a 4(-5)-lobed cup-shaped calyx. Petals 4(-5). Sepals 8(-10). Disk ring-shaped. Ovary 4(-5)-locular; loculi 1-ovulate. Fruit a spherical berry, dotted with oil glands.

Worldwide: 8 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
daweana Swingle & M. Kellerm. ex SwingleB,C,SCb,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Citropsis:

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Flora of Botswana: Citropsis
Flora of Caprivi: Citropsis
Flora of Mozambique: Citropsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Citropsis

External websites:

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

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: Citropsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=808, retrieved 4 July 2020

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