4784.000 Pappea Eckl. & Zeyh.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves simple. Inflorescence an axillary raceme-like thyrse. Sepals 5, connate. Petals (4-)5(-6), each with 2 hairy scales at base. Stamens 8-10. Ovary 3-locular; loculi 1-ovulate. Fruit a 1(-3)-coccous capsule, not winged. Seed with a fleshy lobed arillode.

Worldwide: Probably only a single, highly variable species in eastern and southern Africa (Vollesen, 1989)

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Pappea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pappea
Flora of Mozambique: Pappea
Flora of Zambia: Pappea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pappea

External websites:

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

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: Pappea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=907, retrieved 15 April 2024

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