4075.000 Casimiroa La Llave

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, digitate. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary panicle or corymb. Flowers small, bisexual, 5-merous. Calyx minute, deeply lobed; stamens as many as petals. Ovary usually 5-lobed; ovule 1. Fruit a spherical 2-5-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: 5 species from the C American highlands

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Casimiroa edulis

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Other sources of information about Casimiroa:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Casimiroa
Flora of Zambia: Casimiroa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Casimiroa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=802, retrieved 21 August 2014

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