5547.000 Anogeissus (DC.) Wall.

Stewart, J.L. & Brandis D. (1874) The Forest Flora of North-West and Central India Wm. H. Allen & Co.

Description of the genus

Trees with alternate, petiolate, entire leaves. Flowers small in globose heads on slender peduncles. Calyx tube compressed, 2-winged at the base, prolonged above the ovary into a narrow slender tube expanding at the top into a 5-cleft limb. Petals absent. Fruit small, coriaceous, broadly 2-winged, imbricated in globose heads, with persistent calyx tube. Seeds ovoid.

Worldwide: 10-12 species in Asia and tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Anogeissus leiocarpa

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leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.Image

Other sources of information about Anogeissus:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Anogeissus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2502, retrieved 17 August 2022

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