3379.000 Leucosidea Eckl. & Zeyh.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Stipules sheathing the stem, persistent for many years. Leaves imparipinnate with 2-3 pairs of leaflets; margin deeply toothed. Inflorescence of erect racemes.Flowers bisexual. Calyx with 5 epicalyx lobes and 5 calyx lobes. Petals 5. Stamens 10, dimorphic. Disk annular. Carpels 2. Stigmas hooked. Fruit an achene.

Worldwide: 1 species in south-eastern Africa (South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Leucosidea sericea

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Other sources of information about Leucosidea:

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Flora of Mozambique: Leucosidea

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

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: Genus page: Leucosidea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=657, retrieved 25 November 2017

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