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Anogeissus WaLL. ex Guillem. et Perr.


Description from Flora of China

Conocarpus sect. Anogeissus Candolle, Prodr. 3: 16. 1828; Finetia Gagnepain.

Trees or shrubs. Leaves opposite, subopposite, or alternate; leaf blade ± elliptic. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, pedunculate, globose capitula. Calyx tube proximally ridged or winged, narrowly tubular in middle part, distally cupular; lobes 5, deltoid. Petals absent. Stamens 10. Fruit dry, ridged or winged, apically with middle part of calyx tube persistent and beaklike.

In addition to the species described below, Anogeissus leiocarpa Guillemin & Perrottet, from tropical Africa, has been recorded as cultivated in Guangdong (Guangzhou).

About ten species: tropical Africa, tropical Asia; one species in China.


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