7513.000 Paulownia Siebold & Zucc.

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

Description of the genus

Tree. Leaves opposite, entire or 3-lobed. Inflorescences of terminal panicles. Corolla: tube elongated, 5-lobed; lobes 5, slightly unequal. Stamens 4. Fruit a loculicidal capsule with 2 valves. Seeds small, winged.

Derivation of name: Named for Princess Anna Paulovna (Paulowna) (1795 - 1865) of the Netherlands, daughter of Czar Paul I of Russia

Worldwide: 6 species in E Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Paulownia tomentosa

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tomentosa (Thunb.) Steud.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Paulownia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Paulownia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2138, retrieved 21 August 2019

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