6159.010 Afrocrania (Harms) Hutch.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees. Leaves simple, lanceolate to elliptic, entire. Inflorescence dense, terminal, enclosed at first with a globular bud, protected by 4 ovate-acuminate herbaceous bracts which are shed as the inflorescence expands. Male flowers arranged in cymes, resembling a pseudo-umbel; female flowers in umbels. Flowers unisexual. Petals 4. Fruit a drupe.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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volkensii (Harms) Hutch.

Other sources of information about Afrocrania:

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Flora of Mozambique: Afrocrania
Flora of Zimbabwe: Afrocrania

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Afrocrania.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1055, retrieved 23 September 2019

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