3278.000 Callicoma Andrews

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Tall shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, simple, elliptic-oblong or broadly lanceolate, acuminate, coarsely serrate, glabrous with prominent parallel pinnate veins. Flowers yellowish in dense globular heads on peduncles, often in a terminal cluster, Sepals 4-5, free. Petals absent. Stamen much longer than sepals.

Worldwide: Native to Australia. One species only.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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serratifolia Andrews

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Callicoma
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Callicoma
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Callicoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Callicoma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Callicoma

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: Callicoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1745, retrieved 28 February 2020

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