4849.010 Ptaeroxylon Eckl. & Zeyh.

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1966) Ptaeroxylaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the genus

Leaves opposite, paripinnate. Flowers dioecious, in contracted thyrses. Sepals 4, free almost to the base. Petals 4, imbricate. Ovary laterally compressed. Fruit capsule splitting into 2 persistent bilobed valves; central column breaking up into a number of fibrous strands.

Worldwide: 1 species in the southern half of 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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obliquum (Thunb.) Radlk.Description, Image

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ptaeroxylon
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ptaeroxylon
JSTOR Plant Science: Ptaeroxylon
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ptaeroxylon
Plants of the World Online: Ptaeroxylon
Tropicos: Ptaeroxylon
Wikipedia: Ptaeroxylon

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: Ptaeroxylon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=915, retrieved 4 March 2024

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