1906.000 Chaetachme Planch.


Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs with spines. Stipules large, united along one margin. Leaves alternate; apex with a conspicuous hair-like bristle up to 7 mm. Flowers unisexual; perianth segments 5, deeply concave, with inflexed sides. Male flowers in small, axillary cymes or clusters. Female flowers axillary, solitary. Stamens 5. Ovary sessile.

Worldwide: 1-4 species in tropical and South Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Chaetachme aristata

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aristata Planch.C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Chaetachme:

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Flora of Botswana: Chaetachme
Flora of Caprivi: Chaetachme
Flora of Malawi: Chaetachme
Flora of Mozambique: Chaetachme
Flora of Zambia: Chaetachme

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Chaetachme.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=465, retrieved 27 November 2020

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