6156.000 Curtisia Aiton

Description of the genus

Small trees or shrubs. Leaves simple, ovate, serrate, (at least in the apical half), densely rusty-tomentose when young. Inflorescence of terminal panicles. Flowers bisexual. Petals 4. Ovary 4-locular. Fruit a drupe.

Worldwide: 1 species in southen Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Curtisia dentata

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dentata (Burm. f.) C.A. Sm.EDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Curtisia

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

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: Genus page: Curtisia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1054, retrieved 4 March 2024

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