5529.000 Cassipourea Aubl.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Leaves opposite, rarely whorled; margin serrate in upper half or entire. Inflorescence 1-4-flowered, lax or congested or in dense congested fascicles. Petals clawed, linear or spathulate, usually laciniate above. Stamens many. Ovary superior to subinferior. Fruit a capsule; seeds 2-4, arillate.

Worldwide: 40 species in tropical America, tropical and South Africa, Madagascar and Sri Lanka

Malawi: 3 taxa.

Cassipourea mollis

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gummiflua Tul. var. verticillata (N.E. Br.) J. LewisNDescription, Image
malosana (Baker) AlstonN,C,SDescription, Image
mollis (R.E. Fr.) AlstonN,CImage

Other sources of information about Cassipourea:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cassipourea
Flora of Mozambique: Cassipourea
Flora of Zambia: Cassipourea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cassipourea

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Cassipourea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1006, retrieved 12 April 2024

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