Hiptage Gaertn.

Staples, G.W. & Herbst, D.R. (2005) A Tropical Garden Flora; plants cultivated in the Hawaiian islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Description of the genus

Woody vines or shrubs. Leaf blade bases have two large marginal glands and several smaller glands towards the apex. Calyx usually with one large gland outside between two sepals running down into the pedicel. Pedicel backs usually very hairy. Fruit breaking apart into three samaras, each 3-winged.

Worldwide: c. 20 species in Asia; from India via South East Asia to Taiwan and the Philippines.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Hiptage benghalensis

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benghalensis (L.) KurzImage

Other sources of information about Hiptage:

External websites:

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

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: Hiptage.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2519, retrieved 23 April 2024

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