8352.030 Psydrax Gaertn.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing. Stipules glabrous inside. Inflorescence of umbellate or branched cymes. Flowers 4-5-merous. Calyx tube broad; the limb reduced to a rim. Corolla white or yellow; lobes reflexed. Style usually at least twice as long as the corolla tube; pollen-presenter cylindric. Ovary 2-locular.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics

Mozambique: 13 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
fragrantissima (K.Schum.) BridsonM
kaessneri (S. Moore) BridsonN
kraussioides (Hiern) BridsonZ,MSDescription, Image
livida (Hiern) BridsonN,Z,T,MS,GIDescription, Image
locuples (K. Schum.) BridsonGI,M
martinii (Dunkley) Bridson
micans (Bullock) BridsonN,Z,MS
moggii BridsonN,MS,GI,M
obovata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Bridson subsp. elliptica BridsonMS
obovata (Klotzsch ex Eckl. & Zeyh.) Bridson subsp. obovata GI,M
parviflora (Afzel.) Bridson subsp. chapmanii BridsonN,Z,MS
schimperiana (A.Rich.) Bridson subsp. schimperiana
sp. A of Burrows et Al.: 931, 2018N

Other sources of information about Psydrax:

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

External websites:

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

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: Psydrax.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1401, retrieved 6 July 2020

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