8569.000 Corallocarpus Welw. ex Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Climbing, or rarely prostrate, monoecious herbs. Leaves simple. Tendrils simple. Flowers yellowish. Male flowers in subsessile to pedunculate congested axillary clusters; corolla lobes small, (0.7 - 2 mm long), shortly united below; stamens 5. Female flowers solitary or clustered, axillary; ovary smooth, developing a cup-shaped base; perianth as in male flowers; stigma 2(-3)-lobed. Fruits small, red, often beaked, circumscissile near the persistent base.

Worldwide: 13 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar and India

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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bainesii (Hook. f.) A. MeeuseNDescription, Image

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

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

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: Corallocarpus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1437, retrieved 28 June 2022

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