3241.000 Choristylis Harv.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrub or small tree. Stipules minute, linear. Leaves alternate, glandular-serrate. Flowers bisexual or polygamous in branched axillary panicles. Calyx with 5 lobes. Petals 5. Stamens 5, inserted at the margin of the disk, alternating with the petals. Ovary partly inferior, 2-locular. Styles 2. Stigmas capitate.

Worldwide: 1 species in eastern tropical and southern Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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rhamnoides Harv.N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Choristylis:

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Flora of Mozambique: Choristylis
Flora of Zambia: Choristylis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Choristylis

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

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: Choristylis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=647, retrieved 20 August 2022

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