4769.000 Haplocoelum Radlk.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate. Inflorescence short, raceme-like. Flowers unisexual, actinomorphic. Sepals 5-6. Petals 0. Stamens 5-6, inserted in centre of disk. Ovary trigonous, 3-locular; loculi with 1 ovule. Stigma 3-lobed. Fruit 1-seeded by abortion, indehiscent. Seed with an arillode nearly covering the seed.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
foliolosum (Hiern) Bullock subsp. foliolosum SDescription

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Flora of Mozambique: Haplocoelum
Flora of Zambia: Haplocoelum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Haplocoelum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Haplocoelum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Haplocoelum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Haplocoelum
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iNaturalist: Haplocoelum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Haplocoelum
JSTOR Plant Science: Haplocoelum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Haplocoelum
Plants of the World Online: Haplocoelum
Tropicos: Haplocoelum
Wikipedia: Haplocoelum

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: Haplocoelum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=906, retrieved 15 April 2024

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