4888.000 Lasiodiscus Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite. Stipules interpetiolar. Inflorescences in axillary fascicles. Sepals 5. petals 5, cucullate. Disk thick, fleshy. Ovary semi-inferior, 3-locular. Fruit a 3-lobed capsule.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Mozambique: Lasiodiscus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lasiodiscus

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

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: Lasiodiscus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=923, retrieved 2 April 2023

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