Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Fagales

Juglandaceae - Walnut family

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the family

Monoecious trees. Leaves alternate, pinnate. Stipules 0. Male inflorescences pendulous, sometimes branched, catkins; female flowers solitary or several together in bracteate inflorescence. Male flowers: stamens 3-many; perianth zygomorphic. Female flowers: calyx 4-lobed, adnate to the inferior ovary; stigmas 2-4-branched. Fruit usually a drupe with a husk containing a large 2-4-lobed seed.

Worldwide: 8 genera and 63 species in temperate and warm northern hemisphere to South America and Malesia

Zimbabwe: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

Carya illinoinensis

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Carya Nutt.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Juglandaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Juglandaceae

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Juglandaceae.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=261, retrieved 6 December 2023

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