7978.000 Sclerochiton Harv.

Description of the genus

Trees or small subshrubs. Inflorescence terminal, spicate. Bracts ovate or 0; bracteoles 2. Calyx actinomorphic, 5-lobed. Corolla 1-lipped; lobes 5; tube shorter than the lobes. Fertile stamens 4, 1-thecous. Pollen prolate. Capsule woody.

Worldwide: 12 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

Sclerochiton harveyanus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
apiculatus VollesenM
coeruleus (Lindau) S. MooreN,Z,MS,GI
harveyanus NeesMSDescription, Image
hirsutus Vollesen Z
kirkii (T. Anderson) C. B. ClarkeN,Z,MS
vogelii (Nees) T. Anderson subsp. congolanus (De Willd.) VollesenN

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Flora of Botswana: Sclerochiton
Flora of Malawi: Sclerochiton
Flora of Zambia: Sclerochiton
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sclerochiton

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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sclerochiton
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sclerochiton
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sclerochiton

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Sclerochiton.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1342, retrieved 12 December 2017

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