4283.000 Dichapetalum Thouars

Breteler, F.J. (1986) The African Dichapetalaceae IX; A taxonomical revision Agricultural University Wageningen Papers 86(3) 1-74

Description of the genus

Suffrutices, shrubs or lianes. Flowers actinomorphic. Stamens 5, all fertile. Petals equal. Fruit drupaceous with (1-)2-3 mericarps; mericarps obtuse or acuminate.

Worldwide: 124 species in the tropics

Botswana: 2 taxa.

Dichapetalum cymosum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cymosum (Hook.) Engl.NDescription, Image
rhodesicum Sprague & Hutch.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Dichapetalum:

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

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Dichapetalum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=828, retrieved 30 May 2024

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