2210.000 Triplaris Loefl. ex L.

Wunderlin, R.P., Hansen, B.F. & Franck, A.R. (2017) Flora of Florida. Volume 4. University Press of Florida

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees. Leaves alternate, pinnate-veined, petiolate: stipules present. Flowers axillary or terminal in large conspicuous spiciform racemiform cymes, 1-several flowers subtended by a bracteole (ochreola). Fruit a trigonous achene with a persistent floral tube, the outer perianth lobes enlarged into wings.

Worldwide: 18 species in tropical America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Triplaris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2509, retrieved 19 September 2021

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