7161.000 Citharexylum L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite, simple, with 1-3 pairs of prominent glands at base of the lamina. Flowers in elongate racemes, distinctly pedicellate. Calyx shortly 5-dentate or truncate. Flowers white. Fruit with 2 two-seeded pyrenes.

Worldwide: c. 70 species from tropical America to Argentina

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Citharexylum spinosum

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spinosum L.CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Citharexylum:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Citharexylum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Citharexylum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Citharexylum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Citharexylum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Citharexylum
Wikipedia: Citharexylum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Citharexylum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Citharexylum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Citharexylum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1593, retrieved 17 August 2022

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