5262.000 Rinorea Aubl.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Stipules deciduous. Leaves alternate, or rarely, opposite or whorled. Inflorescence simple or compound, terminal or axillary. Flowers actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic. Sepals ± equal; margin ciliolate. Petals subequal (no petal spurred), often ± reflexed, white or greenish-white to yellow or red. Stamens free or ± united to form a tube. Fruit a capsule with 3 valves, rarely subfleshy and indehiscent. Seeds usually glabrous and smooth.

Worldwide: c. 200 species in the tropics

Malawi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angustifolia (Thouars) Baill. subsp. ardisiiflora (Oliv.) Grey-WilsonSDescription, Image
convallarioides (Baker f.) Eyles subsp. convallarioides C,SDescription
elliptica (Oliv.) KuntzeSDescription, Image
ilicifolia (Welw. ex Oliv.) Kuntze subsp. ilicifolia SDescription

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Flora of Mozambique: Rinorea
Flora of Zambia: Rinorea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rinorea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Rinorea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=968, retrieved 28 June 2022

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