3490.020 Guibourtia Benn.

Description of the genus

Trees; leaf with a pair of leaflets; pod with glandular, leathery valves which split along one suture exposing the seed enclosed in a red aril.

Worldwide: 16-17 species in tropical Africa and America, 4 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Guibourtia coleosperma

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
coleosperma (Benth.) J. LéonardWDescription, Image
conjugata (Bolle) J. LéonardN,W,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Guibourtia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Guibourtia
Flora of Caprivi: Guibourtia
Flora of Mozambique: Guibourtia
Flora of Zambia: Guibourtia

External websites:

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

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: Guibourtia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=681, retrieved 29 August 2016

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