Themorphological range in Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae) and a taxonomic revision ofits section Rottleropsis (including Axenfeldia) in Malesia, Thailand and Africa .

  title={Themorphological range in Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae) and a taxonomic revision ofits section Rottleropsis (including Axenfeldia) in Malesia, Thailand and Africa .},
  author={S.E.C. Sierra and M. Aparicio and Matthijs Gebraad and K.K.M. Kulju and Peter C. Welzen},
The range of diagnostic morphological features in the whole genus Mallotus is reviewed as background to the taxonomic treatment of section Rottleropsis s.l. Special emphasis is given to the indumentum, habit, stipules, leaves, extrafloral nectaries, domatia, inflorescences, flowers, pollen and fruits. Notes on the geographical distribution, ecology, pollinators, fruit and seed dispersal, and uses of the genus are also presented. The section Axenfeldia is reduced to sect. Rottleropsis on account… 

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