2054.000 Macadamia F. Muell.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves in whorls of 3-4, entire or serrate. Inflorescences of terminal or axillary racemes. Flowers small, bisexual, ± actinomorphic. Ovary sessile; ovules 2. Fruit a ± spherical follicle containing 1 indehiscent nut.

Derivation of name: Named after John Macadam, MD, 1827-1865, secretary of the Philosophical Institute, Victoria, Australia

Worldwide: 12 species in E Malesia and Australia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Macadamia aff. integrifolia

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SpeciesContent
aff. integrifolia Maiden & BetcheDescription, Image
tetraphylla L. Johnson

Other sources of information about Macadamia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Macadamia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Macadamia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Macadamia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1594, retrieved 27 February 2020

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