Macphersonia Blume

Exell, A.W. (1966) Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves abruptly bipinnate. Inflorescence a paniculate or racemoid thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic. Sepals 5, petaloid, free almost to the base; petals 5, small, unguiculate, each with 2 linear scales at the base formed by infolding of the margin. Fruit baccate, usually 1–2-locular and 1–2 seeded (by abortion). Seed with a thin arillode.

Worldwide: Six species in Madagascar and neighbouring islands.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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hildebrandtii O. Hoffm.Z,MS,GI

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Macphersonia., retrieved 24 April 2024

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