6589.000 Diplorhynchus Welw. ex Ficalho & Hiern

Description of the genus

Shrub or tree with white latex. Branchlets dotted with paler lenticels. Leaves opposite, long-petiolate. Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal and in upper axils; bracts obscure. Flowers actinomorphic (except for sometimes unequal sepals). Sepals ovate, acute. Corolla salver-shaped; tube ± cylindric, weakly gibbous in upper half and constricted at mouth; lobes overlapping to the left. Stamens inserted near middle of corolla tube. Ovary of 2 basally connate carpels. Fruit composed of two obliquely oblong follicles; outside dotted with paler lenticels. Seeds laterally flattened, obliquely oblong, long-winged at apex.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Mozambique: Diplorhynchus
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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: Diplorhynchus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1110, retrieved 15 July 2024

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