4354.000 Tannodia Baill.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996) Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4)

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Indumentum simple. Leaves alternate, petiolate, stipulate, simple, entire or subentire, palminerved. Inflorescences terminal, interruptedly racemose; bracts 1–several-flowered. Male flowers pedicels jointed; calyx closed in bud, later splitting into 2–5 valvate lobes; petals 4–5, free, imbricate; disk glands 4–5, free, alternating with the petals. Female flowers pedicels jointed; sepals 4–5, ± free, ± equal, imbricate; petals 4–5, larger than the sepals, free, imbricate; ovary 3-locular, with 1 ovule per loculus. Fruit trilobate-subglobose, dehiscing septicidally into 3 bivalved cocci; endocarp thinly woody. Seeds testa crustaceous; cotyledons broad, flat.

Worldwide: 4 species in Africa, Madagascar and the Comoros Islands.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Tannodia swynnertonii

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swynnertonii (S. Moore) Prain[VU]EDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Tannodia

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

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: Tannodia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=843, retrieved 28 April 2017

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