2037.000 Leucadendron R. Br.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, erect. Leaves alternate, entire, sessile to subpetiolate. Flowers regular to very slightly irregular. Flowers solitary, terminal capitula with bracts at the base; bracts brown in male flowers and floral in female flowers; perianth cylindric tube very short. Fruit an ovoid achene, or a samara, may be compressed.

Worldwide: 79 species in South Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

No image yet

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

argenteum R. Br.
reflexum Meisn.

Other sources of information about Leucadendron:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Leucadendron.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1846, retrieved 3 June 2023

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:30pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use