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Shrubs and trees with leaves crowded at ends of branches. Flowers borne in axils of current leaves. Sepals 8, in 2 dissimilar whorls of 4. Corolla of 8 deeply 3-lobed petals. Staminodes alternating with stamens, triangular, fused into a cone. Fruit a 1-seeded berry. Seeds with a large basal scar.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Vitellariopsis Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1075
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Vitellariopsis

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Vitellariopsis is a group of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1915.[2][3] The genus is native to eastern and southern Africa.[1][4][5]

species[1][6]
  1. Vitellariopsis cuneata (Engl.) Aubrév. - Usambara Mts in Tanzania
  2. Vitellariopsis dispar (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Eswatini, KwaZulu-Natal
  3. Vitellariopsis ferruginea Kupicha - Zimbabwe
  4. Vitellariopsis kirkii (Baker) Dubard - Nampula, Tanzania, Kenya
  5. Vitellariopsis marginata (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Mozambique, Eswatini, South Africa

References

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Dubard, Marcel Marie Maurice. 1915. Annales du Musée Colonial de Marseille, sér. 3, 3: 44
  3. ^ Tropicos, Vitellariopsis Baill. ex Dubard
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria
  6. ^ theplantlist.org (2010). "theplantlist - Vitellariopsis". Kew Gardens. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
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Vitellariopsis: Brief Summary

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Vitellariopsis is a group of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1915. The genus is native to eastern and southern Africa.

species Vitellariopsis cuneata (Engl.) Aubrév. - Usambara Mts in Tanzania Vitellariopsis dispar (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Eswatini, KwaZulu-Natal Vitellariopsis ferruginea Kupicha - Zimbabwe Vitellariopsis kirkii (Baker) Dubard - Nampula, Tanzania, Kenya Vitellariopsis marginata (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Mozambique, Eswatini, South Africa
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