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Lianes or climbing shrubs, less often small trees. Stipules free or ± united. Inflorescence of various forms, axillary. Bracts persistent. Flowers bisexual. Sepals (4-)5. Petals (4-)5(-6), green to white or yellow. Leaves opposite or subopposite, petiolate. Disk present, varying in shape. Stamens (2-)3(-4). Ovary superior, 3-locular. Stigmas 3. Fruit of 3 capsular, flattened mericarps, united at
the base. Seeds usually winged.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Hippocratea Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=893
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Hippocratea: Brief Summary
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Hippocratea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Celastraceae, usually lianas, native to tropical and subtropical North America, South America and Africa.
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