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 odoratissima
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 pyracanthoides subsp. pyracanthoides
Burseraceae Commiphora tenuipetiolata
Burseraceae Commiphora viminea
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Afzelia quanzensis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia coleosperma
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Schotia brachypetala
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Schotia capitata
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea nilotica
Meliaceae Turraea obtusifolia
Meliaceae Turraea zambesica
Molluginaceae Corbichonia decumbens
Sapindaceae Pappea capensis
Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata
Violaceae Hybanthus enneaspermus var. serratus
Violaceae Hybanthus enneaspermus var. enneaspermus
Number of species: 28


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: List of species with each spot-character: Seeds with an aril or aril-like structure.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=1101, retrieved 13 December 2017

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