4798.000 Aporrhiza Radlk.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary paniculate thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic; sepals 5; petals 5, slightly shorter than the sepals, unguiculate, each with 2 hairy scales formed by the inflexed margin above the claw; disk lobed. Stamens 6–8. Ovary 2-locular, loculi 1-ovulate; style short, 2-lobed. Fruit capsular. Seeds 1 in each loculus, with an arillode covering the lower half.

Worldwide: Species 4-6, in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Aporrhiza
Flora of Mozambique: Aporrhiza
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aporrhiza

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aporrhiza
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aporrhiza
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aporrhiza
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aporrhiza
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iNaturalist: Aporrhiza
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aporrhiza
JSTOR Plant Science: Aporrhiza
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aporrhiza
Plants of the World Online: Aporrhiza
Tropicos: Aporrhiza
Wikipedia: Aporrhiza

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Aporrhiza.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=909, retrieved 18 April 2024

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