2759.010 Xymalos Baill.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite or alternate. Inflorescences of axillary, tomentose racemes or panicles. Flowers minute. Male flowers: perianth with 4-6 lobes; stamens free. Female flowers: perianth with 3-5 lobes; ovary of 1 carpel. Fruit fleshy, crowned by the persistent stigma.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
monospora (Harv.) Baill.N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Xymalos:

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Flora of Mozambique: Xymalos
Flora of Zambia: Xymalos
Flora of Zimbabwe: Xymalos

External websites:

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

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: Xymalos.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=603, retrieved 6 December 2023

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