4688.000 Rhaphiostylis Planch. ex Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves alternate, entire. Flowers in supra-axillary fascicles. Flowers bisexual. Calyx present, 5-fid. Petals 5, valvate, free. Stamens 5; filaments flattened below. Ovary with an excentric style. Fruit with a persistent style, without a lateral appendage.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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beninensis (Hook. f. ex Planch.) Planch. ex Benth.N,WCb,Lp,N,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rhaphiostylis:

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Flora of Mozambique: Rhaphiostylis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhaphiostylis

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Rhaphiostylis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=897, retrieved 1 October 2022

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