2140.000 Strombosia Blume

Description of the genus

Trees. Flowers bisexual, in fascicles. Calyx lobes broadly ovate. Petals 5. Stamens 5, as many as, and opposite to, the petals; anthers dorsifixed. Ovary semi-inferior, 3-5-locular. Ovules 3-5, pendulous. Fruit a drupe, with the calyx remnants at the apex.

Worldwide: 12 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Strombosia scheffleri

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scheffleri Engl.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Strombosia:

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Flora of Malawi: Strombosia
Flora of Mozambique: Strombosia

External websites:

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

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: Strombosia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=508, retrieved 4 December 2022

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