3847.000 Xanthocercis Baill.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets of 3-4 pairs. Flowers white, cream or yellow, in axillary racemes. Calyx with campanulate tube. Petals 5, with linear claw, unequal, the standard slightly broader than the other petals. Stamens 10. Fruit stalked, drupaceous, ellipsoid, indehiscent. Seed solitary with black testa.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

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zambesiaca (Baker) Dumaz-le-GrandN,W,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Xanthocercis:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Xanthocercis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=755, retrieved 20 August 2019

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