Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

In the term aril-like structure, we include a pseudaril (as in Commiphora) and an arillode (as in various genera in the Sapindaceae).

FamilySpeciesComment
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis
Annonaceae Annona stenophylla subsp. nana
Annonaceae Xylopia aethiopica
Annonaceae Xylopia odoratissima
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga africana
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga thouarsii
Burseraceae Commiphora africana Pseudaril often absent
Burseraceae Commiphora angolensis
Burseraceae Commiphora caerulea
Burseraceae Commiphora edulis subsp. edulis
Burseraceae Commiphora glandulosa
Burseraceae Commiphora karibensis
Burseraceae Commiphora marlothii
Burseraceae Commiphora mollis
Burseraceae Commiphora mossambicensis
Burseraceae Commiphora ugogensis
Burseraceae Commiphora viminea
Connaraceae Agelaea pentagyna
Connaraceae Burttia prunoides
Connaraceae Rourea minor
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Afzelia quanzensis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia coleosperma
Ixonanthaceae Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea nilotica
Meliaceae Turraea zambesica
Sapindaceae Aporrhiza paniculata
Sapindaceae Blighia unijugata
Sapindaceae Haplocoelum foliolosum subsp. foliolosum
Sapindaceae Lecaniodiscus fraxinifolius
Sapindaceae Pappea capensis
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Violaceae Hybanthus enneaspermus var. enneaspermus
Number of species: 35


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-14

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2014). Flora of Zambia: List of species with each spot-character: Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=1101, retrieved 23 April 2014

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