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Perennial herbs or small shrubs. Leaves petiolate, usually lobed, 5-9-veined from the base. Stipules present. Flowers borne in small terminal or axillary cymes, relatively large (in ours). Sepals 4-5 with an apical or subapical gland. Petals 4-5, clawed, pink, purplish or white, without glands. Stamens many; fertile stamens 12 or fewer, longer than the rest. Ovary 4-8-locular, with numerous ovules per loculus. Stigma lobed or minutely toothed at the apex. Fruit a dehiscent, 4-8-valved capsule, bearing many stiff bristles externally. Seeds discoid.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Clappertonia Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2240
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Clappertonia

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Clappertonia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Malvaceae.[1]

Its native range is Tropical Africa.[1]

Species:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Clappertonia Meisn. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
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Clappertonia: Brief Summary

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Clappertonia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Malvaceae.

Its native range is Tropical Africa.

Species:

Clappertonia ficifolia (Willd.) Decne. Clappertonia minor (Baill.) Bech. Clappertonia polyandra (K.Schum. ex Sprague) Bech.
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