3460.000 Newtonia Baill.

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees. Leaves 2-pinnate; rhachis with a gland between each pair of opposite pinnae. Flowers in sessile spikes. Calyx 5-toothed. Petals 5. Stamens 10. Pods dehiscing along one margin, the valves remaining attached along the other. Seeds with a membranous wing.

Derivation of name: after Portuguese naturalist, Francisco Xavier O'Kelly of Aguilar Azeredo Newton (1864-1909) of the Natural History Museum in Porto

Worldwide: 14 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Newtonia buchananii

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchananii (Baker) G.C.C. Gilbert & BoutiqueEDescription, Image
hildebrandtii (Vatke) Torre var. hildebrandtii SDescription, Image
hildebrandtii (Vatke) Torre var. pubescens BrenanN,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Newtonia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Newtonia
Flora of Malawi: Newtonia
Flora of Mozambique: Newtonia
Flora of Zambia: Newtonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Newtonia

External websites:

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

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: Newtonia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=674, retrieved 16 June 2024

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