3099.000 Cladostemon A. Braun & Vatke

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves 3-foliolate; petioles and petiolules articulated. Flowers in loose corymbose racemes. Sepals 4. Petals 4; 2 upper, larger. Androphore elongated, longer than the sepals, with a bundle of staminodes at the base. Ovary 1-locular. Fruit large, spherical. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 1 species in S and SE Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Cladostemon kirkii

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kirkii (Oliv.) Pax & GilgN,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Cladostemon
Flora of Mozambique: Cladostemon
Flora of Zambia: Cladostemon

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cladostemon
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cladostemon
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cladostemon
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iNaturalist: Cladostemon
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cladostemon
JSTOR Plant Science: Cladostemon
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cladostemon
Plants of the World Online: Cladostemon
Tropicos: Cladostemon
Wikipedia: Cladostemon

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: Cladostemon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=629, retrieved 20 April 2024

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