Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Cucurbitales


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 family

Trees. Stipules 0. Leaves simple, alternate, entire. Inflorescence of terminal panicles. Flowers actinomorphic, bisexual. Sepals, petals, stamens and staminodes 5. Ovary superior, 1-2-locular. Fruit a drupe.

Worldwide: 1 genus and 4 species in the SW Pacific

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated genus and 1 cultivated taxon.

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Corynocarpus J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.Description

Other sources of information about Corynocarpaceae:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corynocarpaceae
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Corynocarpaceae
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Corynocarpaceae
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Corynocarpaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Corynocarpaceae
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Corynocarpaceae
JSTOR Plant Science: Corynocarpaceae
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Corynocarpaceae
Wikipedia: Corynocarpaceae
Plants of the World Online: Corynocarpaceae
Tropicos: Corynocarpaceae

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: Family page: Corynocarpaceae.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/family.php?family_id=252, retrieved 21 May 2024

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