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: 4 cultivated taxa.

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odoratissimum Ker Gawl.
opulus L.
plicatum Thunb. var. plicatum
tinus L.

Other sources of information about Viburnum:

External websites:

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

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: Viburnum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1720, retrieved 20 May 2024

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