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.

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argenteum R. Br.
reflexum Meisn.

Other sources of information about Leucadendron:

External websites:

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

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: Leucadendron.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1846, retrieved 14 August 2022

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