2116.000 Osyridicarpos A.DC.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrub with long, slender, sometimes pendulous, branches. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Flowers bisexual, small, (4-)5-merous, subtended by 1 bract and 2 small bracteoles. Stamens 5. Stigma capitate. Fruit a drupe crowned with the persistent perianth lobes.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Osyridicarpos:

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Flora of Malawi: Osyridicarpos
Flora of Zambia: Osyridicarpos
Flora of Zimbabwe: Osyridicarpos

External websites:

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

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: Osyridicarpos.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=503, retrieved 29 January 2020

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