52.000 Pandanus Parkinson

Huynh, K.-L. (1989) Une espèce nouvelle de Pandanus (Pandanaceae) de Mozambique Botanica Helvetica 99 1-26

Huynh, K.-L. (1997) La taxonomie du genre Pandanus (Pandanaceae) de Mozambique Botanica Helvetica 107 91-101

Description of the genus

Trees with trunk erect with candelabrum-like branching, prickly, with stilt-roots. Leaves strap-shaped, pleated, with prickles along the margins and midrib.

Derivation of name: latinised form of a Malayan name.

Worldwide: About 600 species in the Old World tropics and subtropics, with ±15 in Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Pandanus utilis

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Other sources of information about Pandanus:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Pandanus
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Pandanus
Flora of Zambia: Pandanus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pandanus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2186, retrieved 21 September 2020

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