Balfourodendron riedelianum (Engl.) Engl.

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Description: Tree. Leaves: petiole 3-8 cm long. Leaflets 7-13 cm long, elliptic-oblong to oblanceolate. Petals c. 2.5 × 1.5 mm, white to cream. Fruit 4.5-6 cm in diameter; wings 3-5 cm long.
Derivation of specific name: riedelianum: either from Ludwig Riedel (1790-1861) or Johann Gerard Friedrich Riedel, (1832-1911).
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Worldwide distribution: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 26.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Balfourodendron riedelianum
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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: Species information: Balfourodendron riedelianum., retrieved 30 May 2024

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