4075.000 Casimiroa La Llave

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, digitate. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary panicle or corymb. Flowers small, bisexual, 5-merous. Calyx minute, deeply lobed; stamens as many as petals. Ovary usually 5-lobed; ovule 1. Fruit a spherical 2-5-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: 5 species from the Central American highlands

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

SpeciesContent
edulis La LlaveDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Casimiroa:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Casimiroa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Casimiroa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Casimiroa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=802, retrieved 20 September 2017

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