Ellipanthus Hook. f.

Hooker, J. D. (ed.) (1879) Flora of British India: Part 2 (2nd edition) L. Spottiswoode and Co, New Street Square, London

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, with 1 leaflet; margins entire. Inflorescence of short axillary racemes. Sepals 5, sub-erect, valvate. Petals 5 longer than the sepals, oblong-lanceolate, densely pubescent. Fruit a capsule, stalked, oblique, velvety.

Worldwide: C.7 species with 2 in Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
madagascariensis (G. Schellenb.) Capuron & KeraudrenN

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External websites:

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

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: Ellipanthus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2528, retrieved 1 October 2020

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