Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Cucurbitales


Mabberley, D.J. (2002) The Plant Book Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Torre, A. & Gonçalves, M. L. (1978) Rhizophoraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the family

Trees and shrubs, often accumulating aluminium. Leaves spiral or alternate, simple, usually dimorphic (not in FZ); stipules 0. Flowers small, in axillary racemes or in panicles on leafless shoots. Fruit woody (not in our region) or drupaceous.

Worldwide: 4 genera (2 in Africa) and c. 30 species, in Tropics, America, Africa and Asia.

Malawi: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Anisophyllea R. Br. ex SabineDescription

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Anisophylleaceae
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anisophylleaceae
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Anisophylleaceae
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anisophylleaceae
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anisophylleaceae
JSTOR Plant Science: Anisophylleaceae
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anisophylleaceae
Wikipedia: Anisophylleaceae
Plants of the World Online: Anisophylleaceae
Tropicos: Anisophylleaceae

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Family page: Anisophylleaceae.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=305, retrieved 17 April 2024

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