2208.010 Homalocladium (F. Muell.) L.H. Bailey

Description of the genus

Shrub, with extraordinary flat, jointed, glabrous, ribbon-like branches. Leaves fugacious, borne on young or sterile shoots. Flowers in sessile clusters at the joints. Perianth 4-5-merous. Styles 3. Fruit berry-like, red or purplish, enclosing the triquetrous achene.

Worldwide: 1 species, endemic to the Solomon Islands

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Homalocladium platycladium

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platycladium (F. Muell.) L.H. BaileyDescription, Image

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External websites:

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

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: Homalocladium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2089, retrieved 22 February 2024

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