Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Oxalidales

Connaraceae

Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria

Mendes, E.J. (1966) Connaraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the family

Erect or climbing shrubs, small trees, lianes or a rhizomatous shrublet. Stipules 0. Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate (Agelaea) or imparipinnate (Cnestis and Rourea); leaflets entire. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic or subzygomorphic; androecium and gynoecium usually dimorphic. Sepals and petals 5. Stamens 10. Carpels 5 (in ours), free, 1-locular; only 1-3 ripening into fruit Fruit a follicle with 1 seed. Seed often arillate.

Worldwide: 12 genera and 180 species, tropics, especially Old World.

Botswana: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Rourea Aubl.Description

Other sources of information about Connaraceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Connaraceae
Flora of Malawi: Connaraceae
Flora of Mozambique: Connaraceae
Flora of Zambia: Connaraceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Connaraceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Connaraceae
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Family page: Connaraceae.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=61, retrieved 15 December 2017

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