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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SpeciesContent
odorata (Lam.) Hook. f. & Thomson

Other sources of information about Cananga:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Cananga.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2538, retrieved 21 September 2020

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