2717.000 Xylopia L.

Johnson, D.M. & Murray, N.A. (2018) A revision of Xylopia L. (Annonaceae): the species of Tropical Africa Phytokeys 97 1-252

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Inflorescences axillary, consisting of cymes or fascicles or solitary flowers. Sepals 3, ± united. Petals 6, free, in 2 whorls, thick, erect or spreading and often linear above. Stamens numerous, linear; filaments unites at base; anther-thecae transversely septate. Carpels free in fruit, dehiscent, ovoid-cylindric or flattened.

Worldwide: A pantropical genus of c.160 species

Mozambique: 7 taxa.

Xylopia odoratissima

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aethiopica (Dunal) A.Rich.N,MSDescription
collina DielsNImage
gracilipes D.M. Johnson & N.A. MurrayZ,MSDescription
lukei D.M. Johnson & Goyder[NrEnd][EN]N
rubescens Oliv. NDescription, Image
tenuipetala D.M. Johnson & Goyder[End][EN]NImage
torrei N. Robson[End]GI,M

Other sources of information about Xylopia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Xylopia
Flora of Caprivi: Xylopia
Flora of Malawi: Xylopia
Flora of Zambia: Xylopia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Xylopia

External websites:

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

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: Xylopia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=599, retrieved 20 June 2024

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