Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Cucurbitales

Anisophylleaceae

Mabberley, D.J. (2002) The Plant Book Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Torre, A. & Gonçalves, M. L. (1978) Rhizophoraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the family

Trees and shrubs, often accumulating aluminium. Leaves spiral or alternate, simple, usually dimorphic (not in FZ); stipules 0. Flowers small, in axillary racemes or in panicles on leafless shoots. Fruit woody (not in our region) or drupaceous.

Comment: Eudicots (unranked) – Rosidae (unranked) – Order Cucurbitales – Family Anisophylleaceae

Worldwide: 4 genera (2 in Africa) and c. 30 species, in Tropics, America, Africa and Asia.

Zambia: 1 genus and 2 taxa.

Anisophyllea quangensis

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Anisophyllea R. Br. ex SabineDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Anisophylleaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Anisophylleaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Anisophylleaceae
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Anisophylleaceae.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=305, retrieved 25 May 2017

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