6386.000 Mimusops L.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Stipules 0 or soon caducous. Leaves not clustered at ends of branches. Flowers borne in axils of current leaves, pedicellate. Sepals 8, in two slightly dissimilar whorls of 4. Corolla of 8 deeply 3-lobed petals, joined in a short tube at the base. Stamens 8, anthers relatively large (2.5 mm or more). Fruit a 1-several-seeded berry with persistent basal calyx.

Worldwide: 20-30 species, centered in tropical Africa but extending to tropical Asia

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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elengi L.

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Flora of Botswana: Mimusops
Flora of Caprivi: Mimusops
Flora of Malawi: Mimusops
Flora of Mozambique: Mimusops
Flora of Zambia: Mimusops
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mimusops

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Mimusops.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1073, retrieved 29 November 2020

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