4875.000 Rhamnus L.

Description of the genus

Unarmed small trees or shrubs. Stipules small, soon deciduous. Leaves alternate or fasciculate, petiolate. Lamina with nerves arranged pinnately. Flowers in an axillary fascicle or solitary. Flowers usually bisexual. Sepals 4-5. Petals 4-5 or 0. Stamens 4-5. Ovary superior, 2-4-locular. Fruit an obovoid fleshy drupe.

Worldwide: 125 species occurring in the northern hemisphere to Brazil and southern Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Rhamnus prinoides

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
prinoides L'Hér.N,W,C,EN,Mc,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rhamnus:

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Flora of Botswana: Rhamnus
Flora of Malawi: Rhamnus
Flora of Mozambique: Rhamnus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhamnus

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

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: Rhamnus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=921, retrieved 14 August 2020

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