2733.000 Monodora Dunal

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing or scrambling. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered cymes, terminal or extra-axillary. Bracteole 1, usually amplexicaul, persistent, foliaceous. Sepals 3, much shorter than the petals, free. Petals 6, in two unequal whorls, all united at the base; outer broad at base, inner unguiculate. Stamens numerous. Carpels united to form a 1-locular ovary with numerous ovules. Stigmas radiating. Fruit a many-seeded berry. Seeds glossy; aril 0.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

Monodora junodii var. macrantha

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
carolinae Couvreur[NrEnd][EN]NDescription
grandidieri Baill.NDescription, Image
junodii Engl. & Diels var. junodii N,T?,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
junodii Engl. & Diels var. macrantha PaivaMSDescription, Image
minor Engl. & Diels[VU]NDescription
stenopetala Oliv.[NrEnd][EN]T,MSDescription, Image

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Wikipedia: Monodora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Monodora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Monodora

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Monodora.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=602, retrieved 4 October 2022

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