4740.000 Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn.

Description of the genus

Usually dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate; leaflets in 2-11 pairs. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic. Sepals 5, free or almost so. Petals present, well-developed, 5, ciliate, with a deeply 2-lobed scale at the base. Disk ± angular. Stamens 12-30. Ovary (2)3(5)-locular; each loculus 1-ovulate. Fruit of (2)3(5) cocci, subspherical, indehiscent. Seeds 1 per coccus.

Worldwide: 40 species in warm regions of Africa and Madagascar.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
borbonica Scheff.NDescription, Image
kilimandscharica Taub.N
nyasica Exell[End]SDescription

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Flora of Mozambique: Deinbollia
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Deinbollia

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

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: Deinbollia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=902, retrieved 19 May 2022

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