4195.010 Pseudobersama Verdc.

Description of the genus

Tree. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate. Inflorescence a compound cyme. Flowers unisexual. Calyx cup-shaped, 5-toothed. Petals 5, free. Stamens 11-12. Ovary (4-)5-locular, densely hirsute. Capsule with 4-5 thick woody valves bearing branched antler-like appendages. Seed partly covered by a red aril.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical East Africa south to South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Pseudobersama mossambicensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mossambicensis (Sim) Verdc.MS,GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pseudobersama:

External websites:

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

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: Pseudobersama.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2174, retrieved 21 September 2020

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