Description of the genus
Unarmed trees. Leaves 2-pinnate; rhachis with a gland between each pair of opposite pinnae. Flowers in sessile spikes. Calyx 5-toothed. Petals 5. Stamens 10. Pods dehiscing along one margin, the valves remaining attached along the other. Seeds with a membranous wing.
Worldwide: 14 species in tropical Africa
Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.
|No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species
|buchananii (Baker) G.C.C. Gilbert & Boutique||Description, Image|
Other sources of information about Newtonia:
Our websites:Flora of Malawi
: NewtoniaFlora of Mozambique
: NewtoniaFlora of Zambia
: NewtoniaFlora of Zimbabwe
(electronic Plant Information Center): NewtoniaFlora Zambesiaca
web site: NewtoniaGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for NewtoniaIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): NewtoniaKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Newtonia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=674, retrieved 8 December 2016