Crotonogynopsis Pax

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996) Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees with a simple indumentum. Stipules, falling early. Leaves alternate, very shortly petiolate or subsessile, shallowly repand or denticulate, minutely glandular beneath towards the base, penninerved. Inflorescences racemose, arising from the old wood or axillary, laxly flowered; flowers 1–2 per bract. Male pedicels jointed; calyx ovoid and acute in bud, later valvately 2–3(–5)-partite, hyaline; petals 0; disc-glands numerous, free, disposed amongst the stamens. Female sepals 4–5, ? imbricate; petals 0; disc hypocrateriform, with 4–5 marginal lobes alternating with the sepals; ovary 3-locular, with 1 ovule per locule. Fruit trilobate, dehiscing septicidally into 3 bivalved cocci; endocarp thinly woody. Seeds ovoid.

Worldwide: Two species in Tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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australis Kenfack & Gereau[NrEnd]Z

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Crotonogynopsis., retrieved 11 December 2023

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