5596.000 Tristaniopsis Brongn. & Gris


Wilson, P.G. & Waterhouse, J.T. (1982) A Review of the genus Tristania R. Br. (Myrtaceae): a Heterogeneous Assemblage of Five Genera Aust. J. Bot. 30 413-446

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, petiolate. Inflorescence an axillary cyme. Sepals 5, persistent. Petals 5, yellow to white. Stamens usually numerous, fused into fascicles opposite the petals. Ovary semi-inferior, 3-locular. Capsule apically loculicidal; half exserted from the hypanthium. Seeds linear-cuneate. Seeds usually winged.

Worldwide: 40 species in SE Asia, Malesia, New Caledonia and eastern Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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laurina (Sm.) Peter G.Wilson & J.T.Waterh.

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External websites:

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

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: Tristaniopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1877, retrieved 29 March 2023

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