Vitellariopsis

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Vitellariopsis
Vitellariopsis marginata, loof, a, Laeveld NBT.jpg
Foliage of V. marginata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Vitellariopsis
Baill. ex Dubard
Type species
Vitellariopsis kirkii
(Baker) Dubard
Synonyms[1]

Austromimusops A.Meeuse

Vitellariopsis is a group of plants in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1915.[2][3] The genus is native to eastern and southern Africa.[1][4][5]

species[1][6]
  1. Vitellariopsis cuneata (Engl.) Aubrév. - Usambara Mts in Tanzania
  2. Vitellariopsis dispar (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal
  3. Vitellariopsis ferruginea Kupicha - Zimbabwe
  4. Vitellariopsis kirkii (Baker) Dubard - Nampula, Tanzania, Kenya
  5. Vitellariopsis marginata (N.E.Br.) Aubrév. - Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Dubard, Marcel Marie Maurice. 1915. Annales du Musée Colonial de Marseille, sér. 3, 3: 44
  3. ^ Tropicos, Vitellariopsis Baill. ex Dubard
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria
  6. ^ theplantlist.org (2010). "theplantlist - Vitellariopsis". Kew Gardens. Retrieved 19 August 2011.