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:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Rapanea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1061, retrieved 22 September 2023

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