2684.000 Cananga (DC.) Hook. f. & Thomson

Hooker, J. D. (ed.) (1872) Flora of British India: Part 1 William Clowes and Sons, Ltd. London

Description of the genus

Tall trees. Leaves alternate, with entire margins, large. Flowers large, yellow, solitary or fascicled on short axillary peduncles. Sepals 3, ovate or triangular, valvate. Petals 6, 2-seriate, subequal or inner smaller. Fruit of indehiscent carpels. Seeds large.

Worldwide: Two species occurring in tropical Asia and northern Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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odorata (Lam.) Hook. f. & Thomson

Other sources of information about Cananga:

External websites:

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

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: Cananga.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2538, retrieved 20 June 2024

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