7746.000 Radermachera Zoll. & Moritzi

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves opposite, 1-3 pinnately compound; leaflets petiolate, margins entire. Inflorescence terminal or lateral, paniculate or reduced almost to fascicles; bracts and bracteoles linear or leaf-like. Flowers: calyx campanulate; apex 5-lobed or truncate; corolla funnelform-campanulate or salverform; lobes rounded, spreading. Fruit a capsule, loculicidally dehiscent, long, terete. Seeds compressed, both ends with transparent wings, membranous.

Derivation of name: Named for Dutch amateur botanist, Jacob Cornelis Matthias Radermacher (1742-1783), bailiff of the city of Batavia and a correspondent of Linnaeus.

Worldwide: 16 species in tropical Asia.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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sinica (Hance) Hemsl.Image
xylocarpa K. Schum.

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External websites:

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

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: Radermachera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1699, retrieved 19 June 2024

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