Samanea Benth.

Description of the genus

The type species of the genus, Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr. (‘Rain Tree’) is indigenous to tropical America, is widely cultivated throughout the equatorial tropics.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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saman (Jacq.) Merr.

Other sources of information about Samanea:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Samanea
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Samanea
Flora of Zambia: Samanea
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Samanea

External websites:

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

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: Samanea., retrieved 22 June 2024

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