3516.020 Julbernardia Pellegr.

Description of the genus

Trees, deciduous; leaves paripinnate, leaflets in 3−6 pairs, fringed with white pubescence; flowers in terminal panicles; bracteoles 2, enclosing the flower bud; petals white 5, small, one larger than the rest; pods held above canopy foliage, brown tomentose, explosively dehiscent, fresh seeds pale pinkish-brown.

Derivation of name: Named after Jules Bernard, a governor of Gabon

Worldwide: 8 species in tropical Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Julbernardia globiflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
globiflora (Benth.) TroupinN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Julbernardia:

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Flora of Botswana: Julbernardia
Flora of Malawi: Julbernardia
Flora of Mozambique: Julbernardia
Flora of Zambia: Julbernardia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Julbernardia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Julbernardia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Julbernardia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Julbernardia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Julbernardia

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: Julbernardia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=688, retrieved 6 December 2016

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