4283.000 Dichapetalum Thouars

Breteler, F.J. (1986) The African Dichapetalaceae IX; A taxonomical revision Agricultural University Wageningen Papers 86(3) 1-74

Description of the genus

Suffrutices, shrubs or lianes. Flowers actinomorphic. Stamens 5, all fertile. Petals equal. Fruit drupaceous with (1-)2-3 mericarps; mericarps obtuse or acuminate.

Worldwide: 124 species in the tropics

Zambia: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
bangii (Didr.) Engl.NCb,Lp,N,Mc
crassifolium ChodatWNw
cymosum (Hook.) Engl.NLp,N,SDescription, Image
heudelotii (Planch. ex Oliv.) Baill. var. heudelotii WImage
rhodesicum Sprague & Hutch.BWDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dichapetalum:

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

External websites:

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

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: Dichapetalum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=828, retrieved 11 August 2020

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