Vismia Vand.

Robson, N.K.B. (1961) Guttiferae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2)

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves usually petiolate, entire, furnished with opaque glandular dots. Inflorescence terminal. Sepals 5, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or rarely gland-dots; petals villous within, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or gland-dots. Ovary 5-locular. Ovules 5 or more per loculus, arranged in two ranks. Fruit a berry. Seeds numerous, small and dry.

Worldwide: 45 species

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
orientalis Engl.N
pauciflora Milne-redh.[NrEnd][EN]N

Other sources of information about Vismia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Vismia., retrieved 5 July 2022

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