Pseudolachnostylis

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Pseudolachnostylis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Phyllantheae
Subtribe: Pseudolachnostylidinae
Genus: Pseudolachnostylis
Pax
Species: P. maprouneifolia
Binomial name
Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Pax

Pseudolachnostylis is a genus of plants in the Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1899.[1][2] It contains only one known species, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia native to central and southern Africa.[3] Its common name is kudu berry, though the term also applies for Cassine aethiopica.

varieties[3]

four varieties are recognized

  1. Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. dekindtii (Pax) Radcl.-Sm. - Katanga, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
  2. Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. glabra (Pax) Brenan - Burundi, Zaire, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
  3. Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia - Katanga, Burundi, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Caprivi Strip
  4. Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. polygyna (Pax & K.Hoffm.) Radcl.-Sm. - Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi

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