3827.000 Centrolobium Mart. ex Benth.

Pirie, MD, Klitgaard, B.B., Pennington, R. T. (2009) Revision and Biogeography of Centrolobium (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae). Systematic Botany 34(2) 345-359

Description of the genus

Trees. Twigs, leaves, inflorescences and fruit dotted with peltate glands. Leaves imparipinnate with alternate leaflets; margins entire. Inflorescences of terminal panicles. Flowers yellow, sometimes suffused with red or violet; standard petal reflexed. Fruits with a spiny basal seed chamber spiny and a broad wing above.

Worldwide: Tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Centrolobium robustum

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robustum (Vell.) Mart. ex Benth.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Centrolobium:

External websites:

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

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: Centrolobium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2573, retrieved 22 April 2024

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