5326.000 Aphloia (DC.) Benn.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves toothed. Flowers bisexual, axillary, in few-flowered fascicles or racemes. Sepals 4-6, free. Petals 0. Stamens very numerous, not in bundles. Stigma peltate. Fruit a fleshy berry.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene islands.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Aphloia theiformis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
theiformis (Vahl) Benn.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Aphloia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Aphloia
Flora of Mozambique: Aphloia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aphloia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Aphloia

External websites:

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

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: Aphloia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=980, retrieved 5 February 2023

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