Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Caryophyllales

Lophiocarpaceae

Doweld, A. & Reveal, J.L. (2008) New Suprageneric Names for Vascular Plants Phytologia 90(3) 416-417

Thorne, R.F. & Reveal, J.L. (2007) An Updated Classification of the Class Magnoliopsida ("Angiospermae") The Botanical Review 73(2) 67-181

Description of the family

Comment: Two genera formerly placed in different families (Corbichonia in Molluginaceae and Lophiocarpus in Phytolaccaceae) are now together in this family.

Worldwide: 2 genera and 7 species in Africa and Asia as far as India

Botswana: 2 genera and 3 taxa.

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GenusContent
Corbichonia Scop.Description
Lophiocarpus Turcz.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Lophiocarpaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Malawi: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Zambia: Lophiocarpaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lophiocarpaceae

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lophiocarpaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Lophiocarpaceae
Wikipedia: Lophiocarpaceae


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Family page: Lophiocarpaceae.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=320, retrieved 29 November 2022

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