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.

No image yet

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

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

Other sources of information about Rinorea:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rinorea
Flora of Mozambique: Rinorea
Flora of Zambia: Rinorea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rinorea

External websites:

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

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: Rinorea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=968, retrieved 17 April 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:05pm
Terms of use