Leaves opposite in families with generally alternate leaves

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

The specific families which generally have alternate leaves but which have a few species with opposite leaves, are:

  1. Euphorbiaceae

FamilySpeciesComment
Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria madagascariensis
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius
Number of species: 2


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves opposite in families with generally alternate leaves.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=704, retrieved 16 December 2018

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