4090.000 Murraya L.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees, unarmed. Leaves alternate, gland-dotted, usually imparipinnate. Inflorescence paniculate, or reduced to cymes or racemes, axillary or terminal. Flowers ellipsoid or obovoid; sepals 4 or 5, connate at base; petals 4 or 5 imbricate in bud; stamens distinct. Fruit a berry; pulp mucilaginous; endocarp fleshy. Seeds with membranous or fleshy testa.

Worldwide: 12 species from Indomalesia to the Pacific

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Murraya paniculata

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Other sources of information about Murraya:

External websites:

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

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: Murraya.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2222, retrieved 20 May 2024

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