8212.000 Crossopteryx Fenzl

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite, shortly petiolate; stipules interpetiolar, triangular. Domatia sometimes present. Inflorescence a dense branched terminal corymbose panicle. Calyx with 4-6 teeth. Corolla salver-shaped with 4-6 contorted spreading lobes. Ovary 2-locular. Style long-exserted. Fruit a capsule, splitting into 2 persistent valves. Seeds with a fimbriate wing.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Crossopteryx febrifuga

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
febrifuga (Afzel. ex G. Don) Benth.N,Z,T,MS,MDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Crossopteryx
Flora of Caprivi: Crossopteryx
Flora of Malawi: Crossopteryx
Flora of Zambia: Crossopteryx
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crossopteryx

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Crossopteryx.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1370, retrieved 1 April 2023

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