Colvillea racemosa Bojer

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Colvillea racemosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
15, Cheshire Road, Harare

Colvillea racemosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
15, Cheshire Road, Harare

Colvillea racemosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
15, Cheshire Road, Harare

Colvillea racemosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
15, Cheshire Road, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Colville's glory (English)
Description: Tree to 17 m. Leaves large, to 1 m long; pinnae in 20-30 pairs. Leaflets 1.5 cm long, oblong. Racemes to 50 cm long, borne in groups of 4-12 near branch apices. Flowers crowded. Petals orange-red; stamens yellow, exserted. Fruit to 15 cm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: racemosa: referring to the inflorescence which is a raceme
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Endemic to Madagascar
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Saturday 30 January 2010
Literature:

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 Page 299.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Colvillea racemosa
African Plant Database: Colvillea racemosa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Colvillea racemosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Colvillea racemosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Colvillea racemosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Colvillea racemosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Colvillea racemosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Colvillea racemosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Colvillea racemosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Colvillea racemosa
Ispot Southern Africa: Colvillea racemosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Colvillea racemosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Colvillea racemosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Colvillea racemosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Colvillea racemosa
Tropicos: Colvillea racemosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Colvillea racemosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=181080, retrieved 23 July 2019

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