6364.000 Pouteria Aubl.

ANINGERIA Aubrév. & Pellegr.

MALACANTHA Pierre

Description of the genus

Trees. Stipules 0. Leaves obscurely pellucid-punctate; lateral nerves spanned by straight transverse tertiary veins. Flowers pedicellate, fasciculate in axils of current or fallen leaves. Calyx 5-merous in one whorl. Corolla with long tube and short lobes. Fruit a berry, 1-seeded. Seed with scar covering up to half the surface area.

Worldwide: c. 200 species in tropical America, Asia to the Pacific and Africa.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
alnifolia (Baker) Roberty var. alnifolia Z
pseudoracemosa (J.H. Hemsl.) L. Gaut.N

Other sources of information about Pouteria:

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Flora of Malawi: Pouteria
Flora of Zambia: Pouteria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pouteria

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pouteria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pouteria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pouteria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pouteria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pouteria

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: Genus page: Pouteria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1068, retrieved 15 August 2020

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