6624.000 Ochrosia Juss.

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: from the Greek ochros, pale yellow, in reference to the colour of the fruit; although in our species the fruit are actually red.

Worldwide: Indian Ocean to the Pacific.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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elliptica Labill.

Other sources of information about Ochrosia:

External websites:

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

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: Ochrosia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2652, retrieved 24 May 2024

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