3508.000 Tamarindus L.

Description of the genus

Tree to 25 m tall, evergreen or semi-deciduous; leaflets sessile, opposite, 10-18 pairs; fruit irregularly cylindric, seeds 1-10 embedded in acid pulp.

Derivation of name: From Arabic: tamr (a date) and hindi (Indian)

Worldwide: 1 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Tamarindus indica

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indica L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Tamarindus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Tamarindus
Flora of Mozambique: Tamarindus
Flora of Zambia: Tamarindus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tamarindus

External websites:

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

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: Tamarindus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=686, retrieved 10 June 2023

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