Castanospermum australe A. Cunn.

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Castanospermum australe

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near camp site, Chirinda Forest

Castanospermum australe

Photo: Bart Wursten
Campsite, Chirinda Forest

Castanospermum australe

Photo: Bart Wursten
Campsite, Chirinda Forest

Castanospermum australe

Photo: Bart Wursten
Campsite, Chirinda Forest

Castanospermum australe

Photo: Bart Wursten
Campsite, Chirinda Forest

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Synonyms:
Common names: Australian chestnut (English) Blackbean (English) Moreton Bay chestnut (English)
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: australe: southern
Flowering time:Aug-Dec
Worldwide distribution: E Australia
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 35.

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Page 29.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Castanospermum australe
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Castanospermum australe
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Castanospermum australe
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Castanospermum australe
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Castanospermum australe
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Castanospermum australe
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Castanospermum australe
iNaturalist: Castanospermum australe
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Castanospermum australe
JSTOR Plant Science: Castanospermum australe
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Castanospermum australe
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Castanospermum australe
Plants of the World Online: Castanospermum australe
Tropicos: Castanospermum australe
Wikipedia: Castanospermum australe


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Castanospermum australe.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=166180, retrieved 7 December 2021

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