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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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sideroxylon
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sideroxylon
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sideroxylon
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sideroxylon
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sideroxylon

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: Genus page: Sideroxylon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1069, retrieved 24 August 2019

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