1898.000 Celtis L.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, without spines (in ours). Stipules free. Leaves alternate; the margin entire or the lower half or one-third entire. Flowers in small axillary clusters or solitary, bisexual or unisexual. Perianth segments 4(-5), spreading. Stamens 4(-5).

Worldwide: 100 species, mostly tropical.

Zimbabwe: 3 cultivated taxa.

Celtis africana

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SpeciesContent
africana Burm. f.Description, Image
sinensis Pers.Description, Image
tetrandra Roxb.

Other sources of information about Celtis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Celtis
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Celtis
Flora of Malawi: Celtis
Flora of Mozambique: Celtis
Flora of Zambia: Celtis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Celtis

External websites:

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

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: Celtis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=463, retrieved 5 March 2024

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