1898.000 Celtis L.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, without spines (in ours). Stipules free. Leaves alternate; the margin entire or the lower half or one-third entire. Flowers in small axillary clusters or solitary, bisexual or unisexual. Perianth segments 4(-5), spreading. Stamens 4(-5).

Worldwide: 100 species, mostly tropical.

Zimbabwe: 4 taxa.

Celtis africana

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
africana Burm. f.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
gomphophylla Baker[LR-lc]EDescription, Image
mildbraedii Engl.[VU]EDescription, Image
sinensis Pers.CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Celtis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Celtis
Flora of Malawi: Celtis
Flora of Mozambique: Celtis
Flora of Zambia: Celtis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Celtis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Celtis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=463, retrieved 4 February 2023

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