Grevea Baill.

Mendes, E.J. (1978) Montiniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Small trees or shrubs. Leaves simple, opposite or subopposite, petiolate. Male flowers in terminal or axillary few-flowered inflorescences; bracts very small, obsolete or absent; calyx-tube cupular, truncate, subentire or shallowly 3-lobed; petals 3, inserted below the margin of the disk, imbricate; female flowers solitary, terminal; calyx-tube elongated, smooth and longitudinally striate, with usually 4 inconspicuous lobes, petals usually 4. Fruit indehiscent, crowned by the persistent style. Seeds horny.

Worldwide: Eight species in Africa and Madagascar.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
eggelingii Milne-Redh. var. eggelingii N

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Grevea., retrieved 27 January 2021

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