6314.000 Rapanea Aubl.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Leaves entire. Flowers in dense fascicles, 4-5-merous. Sepals and petals often marked with dots and lines. Anthers sessile, adnate to corolla. Ovary superior. Fruit (in ours) a 1-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: Pantropical genus of 100 species

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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melanophloeos (L.) MezN,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rapanea:

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Flora of Mozambique: Rapanea
Flora of Zambia: Rapanea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rapanea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Rapanea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1061, retrieved 26 June 2022

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