4688.000 Rhaphiostylis Planch. ex Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves alternate, entire. Flowers in supra-axillary fascicles. Flowers bisexual. Calyx present, 5-fid. Petals 5, valvate, free. Stamens 5; filaments flattened below. Ovary with an excentric style. Fruit with a persistent style, without a lateral appendage.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Rhaphiostylis beninensis

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Flora of Zambia: Rhaphiostylis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhaphiostylis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhaphiostylis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rhaphiostylis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rhaphiostylis
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iNaturalist: Rhaphiostylis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rhaphiostylis
JSTOR Plant Science: Rhaphiostylis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rhaphiostylis
Plants of the World Online: Rhaphiostylis
Tropicos: Rhaphiostylis
Wikipedia: Rhaphiostylis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Rhaphiostylis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=897, retrieved 2 December 2023

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