8515.000 Sambucus L. - Elders

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves imparipinnate, the leaflets serrate. Flowers small, ± actinomorphic, in terminal compound cymes or panicles. Corolla rotate. Fruit a small drupe with 3-5 nutlets.

Worldwide: 9 species in temperate and subtropical regions

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
canadensis L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Sambucus:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Sambucus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sambucus

External websites:

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

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: genus page: Sambucus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1427, retrieved 27 February 2024

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