6368.000 Sideroxylon L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Stipules 0. Leaf surface with characteristic fine tertiary venation. Flowers in fascicles amongst the leaves and on older wood. Calyx of 5 sepals. Corolla of 5 unlobed petals. Staminodes large, petaloid. Fruit a 1-seeded berry; style persistent. Seed subspherical, faintly 5-ribbed with small subcircular basal scar.

Worldwide: 75 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Sideroxylon inerme subsp. diospyroides

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inerme L. subsp. diospyroides (Baker) J.H. Hemsl.[LR-nt]SDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Sideroxylon

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

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: Genus page: Sideroxylon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1069, retrieved 29 September 2023

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