4075.000 Casimiroa La Llave

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, digitate. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary panicle or corymb. Flowers small, bisexual, 5-merous. Calyx minute, deeply lobed; stamens as many as petals. Ovary usually 5-lobed; ovule 1. Fruit a spherical 2-5-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: 5 species from the Central American highlands

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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edulis La LlaveDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Casimiroa:

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Flora of Zambia: Casimiroa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Casimiroa

External websites:

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

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: Casimiroa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=802, retrieved 24 May 2024

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