5481.000 Pemphis J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves simple, decussate, entire, without pellucid gland dots. Flowers actinomorphic, 6-merous, axillary, solitary or rarely in pairs, sometimes with short- and long-styled forms. Calyx campanulate, coriaceous, with short, horn-shaped, not folded, appendages. Petals 6, obovate, corrugated. Stamens 12 or 18. Ovary spherical. Stigma 2-lobed. Ovules numerous, erect. Capsule ± enclosed in the calyx tube and only slightly exserted, dehiscing by a transverse slit (circumscissile). Seeds numerous, obcuneate, winged.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Pemphis acidula

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acidula J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.N,GIDescription, Image

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Pemphis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2280, retrieved 18 September 2019

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