3530.000 Dialium L.

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees. Leaves imparipinnate or sometimes 3-foliolate. Inflorescence a many-flowered panicle. Flowers brown outside, greenish-white inside. Petals minute and inconspicuous. Stamens 5-10; filaments free. Sepals 5, fulvous or rusty-brown pubescent. Pod sessile, indehiscent, slightly flattened, densely pubescent..

Worldwide: 40 species, in the tropics, mostly Old World and mostly Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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guineense Willd.

Other sources of information about Dialium:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Dialium
Flora of Caprivi: Dialium
Flora of Mozambique: Dialium
Flora of Zambia: Dialium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dialium

External websites:

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

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: Dialium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=692, retrieved 13 June 2024

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