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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Rhamnus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=921, retrieved 30 September 2023

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