4886.000 Phylica L.

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate; margin usually revolute Inflorescence a thyrse or capitulum. Sepals 5. Petals (0) 5, cucullate, unguiculate. Stamens 5. Ovary inferior, 3-locular. Fruit a capsule, usually crowned by the persistent calyx.

Worldwide: 150 species (mostly Cape: 140 endemics) in southern Africa, Madagascar and Tristan da Cunha

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
emirnensis (Tul.) PillansS

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Flora of Mozambique: Phylica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Phylica

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Phylica.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=922, retrieved 21 March 2023

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