4128.000 Kirkia Oliv.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves crowded near the ends of the branches in close spirals, with numerous opposite leaflets. Inflorescences axillary, near the ends of the branches, of paniculate cymes. Calyx-lobes 4, free almost to the base; Petals 4. Fruit dry, 4-angled, 4-locular.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical and South Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Kirkia acuminata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
acuminata Oliv.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Kirkia:

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

External websites:

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

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: Kirkia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=810, retrieved 20 August 2017

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