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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Other sources of information about Lasiodiscus:

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Flora of Mozambique: Lasiodiscus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lasiodiscus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lasiodiscus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lasiodiscus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lasiodiscus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lasiodiscus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Lasiodiscus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lasiodiscus
JSTOR Plant Science: Lasiodiscus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lasiodiscus
Plants of the World Online: Lasiodiscus
Tropicos: Lasiodiscus
Wikipedia: 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 10 December 2023

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