4824.000 Koelreuteria Laxm. - Golden-rain trees

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves 1-pinnate (imparipinnate) or 2-pinnate, alternate; leaflets serrate. Inflorescence a large terminal panicle. Flowers yellow, zygomorphic; calyx deeply 5-lobed. Petals 4 (or 3 in male flowers), clawed. Stamens up to 8. Ovary 3-locular. Fruit a bladder-like capsule. Seeds black.

Derivation of name: Named after Joseph G. Koelreuter, 1734-1806, professor of natural history at Karlsruhe

Worldwide: 3 species in China and Taiwan

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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paniculata Laxm.

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External websites:

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

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: Koelreuteria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2080, retrieved 27 February 2024

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