1896.000 Ulmus L. - Elms

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Deciduous trees, rarely shrubs, up to 40 m tall with unusually deep furrowed bark; branches without spines. Leaves singly or doubly serrate, base usually asymmetric; stipules free, falling early. Inflorescence in fascicles, racemes or cymes, subtended by 2 bracts. Flowers appear in spring before the leaves, on branches of the previous year. Fruit flattened with membranous wings.

Worldwide: 25-30 species from northern temperate regions to N Mexico

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Ulmus parvifolia

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parvifolia Jacq.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ulmus:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Ulmus

External websites:

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

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: Ulmus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2095, retrieved 28 February 2024

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