8516.000 Viburnum L.

Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees, generally deciduous in cool temperate regions and evergreen in warmer climates. Leaves opposite, simple, entire or lobed. Flowers many, small, white in cymes. Corolla regular rotate to broadly campanulate, 5-lobed. Fruit a flattened one-seeded drupe, red, purple, blue or black.

Worldwide: 150 to 175 species native to the northern temperate regions with a few species extending to the montane region of South America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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opulus L.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Viburnum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1720, retrieved 28 September 2021

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