1927.000 Streblus Lour.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, occasionally scandent shrubs, with latex, sometimes spiny. Stipules free or connate. Leaves alternate, distichous, shortly petiolate, lamina margins entire or toothed and eglandular, secondary veins pinnate. Inflorescence racemose, spicate or capitate, pedunculated, often 1-flowered. Calyx lobes free or basally adnate with pistillode, imbricate or valvate. Fruit drupes, free, globose. Seed large, globose.

Worldwide: 22 species in tropical and sub-tropical Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Streblus usambarensis

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usambarensis (Engl.) C.C. Berg[CR]EDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Streblus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Streblus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Streblus
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Tropicos: Streblus
Wikipedia: Streblus

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: Streblus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1581, retrieved 14 April 2024

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