Cassipourea euryoides Alston
  • Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped., Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cassipourea euryoides Alston. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000589620. Accessed on: 08 Mar 2021'

Morphology

Petals 3–6 mm. long, spathulate, laciniate above, white, glabrous.

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    Ovary c. 1·5 mm. long, subspherical, 3–4-locular, densely white- to ± yellowish-sericeous throughout; style 2–2·5 mm. long, sparsely pubescent to glabrous, persistent.

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    Stamens c. 20; filaments 2–4 mm. long; anthers 1 mm. long, ellipsoid-oblong.

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    Flowers 4–5-merous; pedicels 1–2 mm. long, shortly hirsute, articulate near the apex; bracteoles 1–2 mm. long, conchiform, obovate, truncate to rounded at the apex, truncate at the base, slightly appressed pubescent on abaxial surface.

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    Inflorescences 1–3-flowered, ± lax.

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    Calyx-tube 1–1·5 mm. long; calyx-lobes 3–4 mm. long, narrowly triangular to ± ovate.

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    Calyx densely to appressed pubescent outside and sparsely puberulous to appressed pubescent inside.

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    Leaf-lamina mostly 4·5–7 x 2–3 cm., elliptic to obovate, papyraceous to leathery; apex obtuse to acute and ± acuminate; margins entire or remotely serrate (specially above the middle); base acute, ± long-cuneate; midrib ± curving towards the apex, lateral nerves and reticulation moderately conspicuous; superior surface shining and glabrous; inferior surface mat and very sparsely appressed pubescent to glabrous; petiole 1–6 mm. long, hirtellous to glabrous; stipules 3–5 mm. long, ovate to lanceolate, obtuse at the apex and truncate at the base, appressed pubescent to glabrescent outside, soon caducous.

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    Fruit 5 mm. long, subspherical to ovoid, densely velvety with intermixed scattered longer hairs near the apex.

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    Shrub or tree up to 15 m. high; young stem and branches very shortly and rather sparsely appressed-hirsute, glabrous with age; bark brown to grey, ± smooth, somewhat corky.

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    Ovary densely white-hirsute; style persistent, usually sparsely pubescent (? glabrescent).

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    Fruit almost spherical, c. 5 mm. long, densely velvety; indumentum interspersed with ± numerous longer hairs above.

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    Tree or shrub up to 18 m. tall; young stem very shortly and rather sparsely appressed-hirsute, glabrate within one year.

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    Stamens 20–24; disc c. 0.5 mm. long.

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    Calyx 5–6-partite; tube 1.5 mm.; lobes 3 mm. long, narrowly triangular, ± shortly white-hirsute externally, ± obscurely puberulous within.

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    Flowers 1–3; pedicels up to 1.5 mm. long, shortly hirsute, articulate apically.

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    Leaves petiolate; petiole up to 6 mm. long, sparsely hirtellous; blade elliptic to almost narrowly (oblong-) elliptic, up to 7.8 × 3.2 cm. or 6.7 × 3.5 cm., cuneate or subacuminate to an acute base, acuminate or shortly acuminate to an obtuse apex, margin entire to widely serrate, especially above the middle, glabrous or very sparsely pubescent below, smooth and shining above, papery to chartaceous.

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     Information From

    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • C Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    Rhizophoraceae
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).