4454.000 Codiaeum A. Juss.

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

Description of the genus

Shrubs or tree-lets; latex clear and non-toxic. Stipules minute caducous, sometimes obsolete. Leaves alternate, petiolate; lamina margins entire, rarely lobed, venation pinnate. Inflorescence axillary, long, unbranched. Calyx (3-)5(-6)-lobed, lobes imbricate, petals small, 5 or 6, rarely absent; disc divided into 5-15 free glands. Fruit capsules. Seeds carunculate.

Worldwide: 15 species in Indonesia, Philippines to New Guinea, tropical Australia and pacific Islands.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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variegatum (L.) A. Juss. var. variegatum

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Codiaeum
Flora of Zambia: Codiaeum
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Codiaeum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Codiaeum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Codiaeum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Codiaeum
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iNaturalist: Codiaeum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Codiaeum
JSTOR Plant Science: Codiaeum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Codiaeum
Plants of the World Online: Codiaeum
Tropicos: Codiaeum
Wikipedia: Codiaeum

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: Codiaeum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1756, retrieved 23 February 2024

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