Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Caryophyllales


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Description of the family

Comment: Two genera formerly placed in different families (Corbichonia in Molluginaceae and Lophiocarpus in Phytolaccaceae) are now together in this family.

Worldwide: 2 genera and 7 species in Africa and Asia as far as India

Malawi: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Corbichonia Scop.Description

Other sources of information about Lophiocarpaceae:

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Flora of Botswana: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Caprivi: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Zambia: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lophiocarpaceae

External websites:

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

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: Lophiocarpaceae.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=320, retrieved 18 July 2024

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