4849.010 Ptaeroxylon Eckl. & Zeyh.

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1966) Ptaeroxylaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the genus

Leaves opposite, paripinnate. Flowers dioecious, in contracted thyrses. Sepals 4, free almost to the base. Petals 4, imbricate. Ovary laterally compressed. Fruit capsule splitting into 2 persistent bilobed valves; central column breaking up into a number of fibrous strands.

Worldwide: 1 species in the southern half of Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Ptaeroxylon:

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Flora of Botswana: Ptaeroxylon
Flora of Caprivi: Ptaeroxylon
Flora of Mozambique: Ptaeroxylon
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ptaeroxylon

External websites:

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

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: Ptaeroxylon.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=915, retrieved 19 September 2020

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