3490.010 Colophospermum J. Léonard

Description of the genus

Deciduous tree; leaf with a pair of sessile leaflets; pod compressed, kidney-shaped, indehiscent, with valves thin leathery, sticky-glandular.

Derivation of name: Colophospermum: resin-seed, referring to the resinous glands on the seed

Worldwide: 1 species, in Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, S Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Colophospermum mopane

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mopane (Benth.) J. LéonardN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Colophospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Colophospermum
Flora of Caprivi: Colophospermum
Flora of Malawi: Colophospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Colophospermum
Flora of Zambia: Colophospermum

External websites:

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

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: Colophospermum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=680, retrieved 3 December 2016

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