Rhopalocarpus

Rhopalocarpus is a genus of plants in the family Sphaerosepalaceae. Most species are trees and all are endemic to Madagascar. The generic name is from the Greek meaning "club fruit", referring to the fruit shape.[2]

Rhopalocarpus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Sphaerosepalaceae
Genus: Rhopalocarpus
Bojer[1]
Species

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Synonyms[1]

SpeciesEdit

The Plant List and Tropicos recognise 17 accepted species:[1][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Rhopalocarpus". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 13 Oct 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
  2. ^ Gupta, Rajni (2012). Plant Taxonomy: past, present, and future. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). ISBN 978-8-1799-3359-6. Retrieved 13 Oct 2016.
  3. ^ "Rhopalocarpus". The Plant List. Missouri Botanical Garden. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 13 Oct 2016.CS1 maint: others (link)