4275.000 Securidaca L.

Description of the genus

Small trees or shrubs. Leaves entire. Flowers zygomorphic, in terminal and axillary racemes. Sepals unequal, 5, the two lateral ones (wings) larger and petaloid, free. Petals 3 (occasionally 5 with 2 vestigial), free. Stamens 8. Ovary 1-locular. Fruit an indehiscent samara, usually 1-winged but sometimes with a second rudimentary wing. Seed 1, ecarunculate.

Worldwide: 80 species in the tropics (excluding Australia)

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Securidaca longepedunculata

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longepedunculata Fresen.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Securidaca:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Securidaca.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=825, retrieved 29 February 2024

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