3946.000 Reinwardtia Dumort.

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

Description of the genus

Shrubs; stipules minute, subulate, caducous. Leaves alternate. Inflorescences axillary and terminal cymose fascicles, or flowers solitary and axillary. Sepals 5, lanceolate and persistent; petals 4 or 5, yellow, much larger than sepals, confluent, fugacious. Styles 3-4. Fruit a capsule, splitting into 6(-8) 1-seeded mericarps. Seeds with a membranous wing.

Derivation of name: for Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt, 1773-1854, Dutch botanist.

Worldwide: 3 species in East, South and South-East Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Reinwardtia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1821, retrieved 11 August 2022

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