5539.000 Pteleopsis Engl.

Description of the genus

Small to medium-sized trees or shrubs, without scales or stalked glands. Leaves opposite or subopposite (rarely alternate), petiolate, entire. Flowers bisexual and male in same inflorescence, (4-)5-merous, in subcapitate racemes. Petals (4-)5. Stamens (8-)10, 2-seriate. Fruit 2-5-winged.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
myrtifolia (M.A. Lawson) Engl. & DielsNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pteleopsis:

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Flora of Caprivi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Malawi: Pteleopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zambia: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pteleopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Pteleopsis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Pteleopsis.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1009, retrieved 17 August 2018

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