2054.000 Macadamia F. Muell.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves in whorls of 3-4, entire or serrate. Inflorescences of terminal or axillary racemes. Flowers small, bisexual, ± actinomorphic. Ovary sessile; ovules 2. Fruit a ± spherical follicle containing 1 indehiscent nut.

Derivation of name: Named after John Macadam, MD, 1827-1865, secretary of the Philosophical Institute, Victoria, Australia

Worldwide: 12 species in E Malesia and Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Macadamia aff. integrifolia

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aff. integrifolia Maiden & BetcheC,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Macadamia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Macadamia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Macadamia

External websites:

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

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: Macadamia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1594, retrieved 24 June 2024

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