3508.000 Tamarindus L.

Description of the genus

Tree to 25 m tall, evergreen or semi-deciduous; leaflets sessile, opposite, 10-18 pairs; fruit irregularly cylindrical, seeds 1-10 embedded in acid pulp.

Derivation of name: From Arabic: tamr (a date) and hindi (Indian)

Worldwide: 1 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

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indica L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Tamarindus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tamarindus
Flora of Mozambique: Tamarindus
Flora of Zambia: Tamarindus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tamarindus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tamarindus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tamarindus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tamarindus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tamarindus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tamarindus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tamarindus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=686, retrieved 29 August 2016

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