Anisophyllea R. Br. ex Sabine

Description of the genus

Evergreen trees or suffrutices, young parts pilose, later glabrous, readily identified by the alternate leaves with usually 2 conspicuous lateral nerves on either side of the midrib (“palmately veined”). Flowers small, sessile, usually bisexual; ovary inferior. Fruit a 1-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: C.30 species; tropics, c. 14 in Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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boehmii Engl.Description, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Anisophyllea
Flora of Mozambique: Anisophyllea
Flora of Zambia: Anisophyllea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anisophyllea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Anisophyllea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anisophyllea
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iNaturalist: Anisophyllea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anisophyllea
JSTOR Plant Science: Anisophyllea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anisophyllea
Plants of the World Online: Anisophyllea
Tropicos: Anisophyllea
Wikipedia: Anisophyllea

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: Anisophyllea., retrieved 19 April 2024

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