3734.000 Gliricidia Kunth

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

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves not stipellate, odd-pinnate. Inflorescence axillary racemes; bracts small, deciduous. Flowers large, showy, mostly pink, often appearing before the leaves; calyx short-campanulate, as broad as long, truncate, teeth 5, short and broad or obsolete; standard orbicular reflexed; wings oblong-oblanceolate, erect free, keel petals strongly arcuate above middle, united at apex. Fruit pods, linear, compressed, 2-valvate. Seeds sub-orbicular compressed.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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sepium (Jacq.) Steud.

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

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: Gliricidia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1806, retrieved 15 April 2024

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