3311.000 Trichocladus Pers.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, stellate-hairy. Leaves simple, alternate (in ours), entire. Inflorescences of dense axillary capitula or spikes. Calyx 4-5-lobed. Petals 4-5, linear-spathulate with revolute margins; said to be 0 in female flowers. Stamens equal in number to petals. Ovary inferior to almost superior. Styles 2. Fruit a woody 2-vavlved capsule.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Trichocladus ellipticus subsp. malosanus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ellipticus Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. malosanus (Baker) Verdc.[VU]EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Trichocladus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Trichocladus
Flora of Mozambique: Trichocladus
Flora of Zambia: Trichocladus

External websites:

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

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: Trichocladus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=651, retrieved 26 June 2016

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