7181.000 Tectona L.f.

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

Description of the genus

Trees, tall, deciduous, indumentum stellate. Leaves large, opposite or whorled, petiolate. Inflorescence panicles, terminal, with many dichotomous cymes; bracts small, narrow, early deciduous; calyx campanulate, tube short, lobes spreading. Fruit enclosed in large persistent calyx, endocarp bony, exocarp thin. Seeds oblong.

Worldwide: Species 3 in tropical Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Tectona

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

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: Tectona.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1872, retrieved 28 February 2024

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