3505.000 Cryptosepalum Benth.

Description of the genus

Trees, shrubs or suffrutices; evergreen, leaves paripinnate; leaflets sessile, subequal, asymmetric; flowers in terminal and axillary racemes, bracteoles petaloid, conspicuous white or pink; pod compressed, thin woody, glabrous, the upper suture slightly winged.

Worldwide: 11 species in tropical Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. pseudotaxus (Baker f.) P.A.Duvign. & BrenanNImage
maraviense Oliv.N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cryptosepalum:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Cryptosepalum
Flora of Zambia: Cryptosepalum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cryptosepalum

External websites:

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

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: Cryptosepalum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=683, retrieved 21 February 2024

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