5020.010 Gossypioides Skovst. ex J.B. Hutch.

Exell, A.W. (1961) Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2)

Description of the genus

Subscandent shrubs. Leaves lobed. Epicalyx of 3 incised-dentate bracts. Calyx shortly 5-dentate. Ovary 3–5-locular. Fruit capsule loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds ovoid.

Worldwide: Three species in tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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kirkii (Mast.) J.B. Hutch.N,Z,MS,GI

Other sources of information about Gossypioides:

External websites:

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

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: Gossypioides.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2287, retrieved 3 July 2020

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