8352.030 Psydrax Gaertn.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing. Stipules glabrous inside. Inflorescence of umbellate or branched cymes. Flowers 4-5-merous. Calyx tube broad; the limb reduced to a rim. Corolla white or yellow; lobes reflexed. Style usually at least twice as long as the corolla tube; pollen-presenter cylindric. Ovary 2-locular.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics

Malawi: 8 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
kraussioides (Hiern) BridsonN,C,SDescription, Image
livida (Hiern) BridsonN,SDescription, Image
martinii (Dunkley) BridsonS
parviflora (Afzel.) Bridson subsp. chapmanii BridsonS
parviflora (Afzel.) Bridson subsp. rubrocostata (Robyns) BridsonN
richardsiae Bridson N
schimperiana (A.Rich.) Bridson subsp. schimperiana N,S
whitei Bridson NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Psydrax:

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Flora of Botswana: Psydrax
Flora of Caprivi: Psydrax
Flora of Mozambique: Psydrax
Flora of Zambia: Psydrax
Flora of Zimbabwe: Psydrax

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Psydrax.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1401, retrieved 23 June 2021

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