4552.000 Spondias L.

Chayamarit, K. (2010) Anacardiaceae Flora of Thailand 10(3)

Description of the genus

Trees wholly or partly deciduous. Leaves compound, spiral, imparipinnate, petioles broad at the base; leaflets opposite or sub-opposite, entire or crenulate, with a distinct slightly thickened intramarginal vein or absent. Inflorescence paniculate, terminal, appearing before the leaves or accompanied by very young ones. Flowers small; calyx 4-5-lobed; petals 4-5 valvate, glabrous. Fruit a drupe with 1-5 cells; endocarp woody.

Worldwide: About 25 species native to Southeast Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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venulosa (Engl.) Mart. ex Engl.Image

Other sources of information about Spondias:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Spondias.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2560, retrieved 30 May 2023

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