4076.000 Vepris Comm. ex A. Juss.


Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, without prickles. Leaves alternate, 1- or 3-foliolate. Inflorescences of axillary and terminal racemes, panicles or clustered cymes. Flowers unisexual by abortion, (2-)4-merous. Sepals united to form a cup-shaped (3-)4-lobed calyx. Petals (3-)4, oblong. Male flowers: stamens (6-)8. Female flowers: ovary (1-)2-4-locular, smooth. Fruit drupaceous, smooth, usually 2-4-seeded.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical and South Africa and Mascarenes

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

Vepris lanceolata

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
allenii I. Verd.N
carringtoniana MendonçaMImage
drummondii Mendonça[NrEnd][VU]MSDescription
lanceolata (Lam.) G.DonZ,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
reflexa I. Verd.MS,GI,MDescription, Image
stolzii I. Verd.Z

Other sources of information about Vepris:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Vepris
Flora of Caprivi: Vepris
Flora of Malawi: Vepris
Flora of Zambia: Vepris
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vepris
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Vepris

External websites:

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

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: Vepris.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=803, retrieved 9 August 2020

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