Bosqueiopsis De Wild. & T. Durand

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves distichous, pinnately veined to subtriplinerved; stipules fully amplexicaul, free. Inflorescences in the leaf axils or just below the leaves, discoid or subglobose to turbinate-capitate; bracts interfloral, peltate, marginal bracts often basally attached. Staminate flowers several to many; tepals 3–4, connate; stamens (1)2, inflexecl in bud; pistillode present. Pistillate flower 1, central, partly adnate to the receptacle; perianth 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth. Fruit a drupe with an enlarged, fleshy, orange to yellow-coloured receptacle, crowned with the remnants of staminate flowers and bracts. Seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, unequal.

Worldwide: Species 1, in Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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carvalhoana Engl. [NrEnd]NImage

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bosqueiopsis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bosqueiopsis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bosqueiopsis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bosqueiopsis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bosqueiopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bosqueiopsis
JSTOR Plant Science: Bosqueiopsis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bosqueiopsis
Plants of the World Online: Bosqueiopsis
Tropicos: Bosqueiopsis
Wikipedia: Bosqueiopsis

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: Bosqueiopsis., retrieved 8 December 2023

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