Cassipourea gossweileri Exell
  • J. Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cassipourea gossweileri Exell. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000589630. Accessed on: 08 Mar 2021'

Morphology

Shrub or small tree up to 7·5 m. high, sometimes with scrambling branches; branches terete, branching ± at right-angles, smooth or scarcely rough, pubescent at first, later glabrescent; bark grey to brown, with lenticular streaks of paler grey.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Leaf-lamina 1·5–4·5(7) x 1–2·5(4) cm., elliptic, leathery to papyraceous; apex rounded, obtuse or subacute to acute; margins entire, serrulate to serrate from the middle to the apex; base rounded to cuneate; venation conspicuous on both surfaces, the midrib prominent below; superior surface ± sparsely and minutely pubescent to glabrescent; inferior surface more densely pubescent; petiole 1–5 mm. long, sericeous-pubescent; stipules 3–5 mm. long, broadly ovate, subacute to obtuse at the apex, ± densely pubescent on abaxial surface.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Flowers solitary, 5-merous; pedicels sericeous-pubescent, articulate above the middle; bracteoles 1–2·5 mm. long, conchiform, rounded at the apex and truncate at the base, ± pubescent outside.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Calyx sericeous-pubescent outside and sparsely puberulous inside; calyx-tube 1–2 mm. long; calyx-lobes 4–6 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Petals c. 10 mm. long, spathulate, laciniate above, glabrous.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Stamens c. 20; filaments up to 7 mm. long; anthers c. 1·5 mm. long, oblong-ellipsoid.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Ovary c. 2 mm. long, ovoid, 3-locular, densely pubescent to pubescent at the apex only; style up to 5 mm. long, pubescent near the base, up to the middle or sometimes near its apex.

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Fruit up to 11 x 8 mm., ovoid to sub-spherical, densely sericeous-pubescent to sparsely pubescent (more densely near its apex).

  • Provided by: [A].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    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
    • A
    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.
    • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    Rhizophoraceae
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).