4395.000 Neoboutonia Müll. Arg.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees and shrubs with a stellate indumentum. Leaves simple, alternate, entire, gland-dotted. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Male flowers: calyx closed in bud; petals 0; stamens 15-40; anthers 2-thecous. Female flowers: calyx 5-6-lobed; petals 0; ovary 3-locular; styles 3. Fruit 3-lobed.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
macrocalyx PaxN,C,SDescription, Image
mannii Benth.S
melleri (Müll. Arg.) PrainN,S

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Neoboutonia
Flora of Mozambique: Neoboutonia
Flora of Zambia: Neoboutonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Neoboutonia

External websites:

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

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: Neoboutonia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=855, retrieved 18 May 2024

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