8308.000 Tricalysia A. Rich. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Usually shrubs, less often small trees. Leaves petiolate, sometimes with domatia, without bacterial nodules. Inflorescences axillary and opposite, sessile to subsessile, usually many-flowered and strongly contracted. Flowers (4-)5-9(-12)-merous, usually sweetly scented, sessile, bisexual. Calyx very variable. Corolla usually white, sometimes greenish, cream, or rose, salver-shaped. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit drupaceous.

Worldwide: 95 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 7 taxa.

Gardenia resiniflua subsp. resiniflua

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
acocantheroides K. Schum.[VU]E
coriacea (Benth.) Hiern subsp. angustifolia (J.G. Garcia) Robbr.[NrEnd]EDescription, Image
delagoensis SchinzE,SDescription, Image
ignota BridsonE
jasminiflora (Klotzsch) Hiern var. jasminiflora E,SDescription, Image
niamniamensis HiernN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
pallens HiernEDescription

Other sources of information about Tricalysia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tricalysia
Flora of Mozambique: Tricalysia
Flora of Zambia: Tricalysia

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Tricalysia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1386, retrieved 25 August 2016

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