4163.010 Lovoa Harms

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves paripinnate; margin entire. Inflorescence a large panicle. Flowers 4-merous, unisexual. Calyx lobed to base. Petals 4, free. Staminal tube short, with paired triangular-acuminate appendages. Ovary 4-locular. Fruit a pendulous, elongated, 4-sided, woody, septifragal capsule. Seeds winged at one end only.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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swynnertonii Baker f.[VU]E

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Flora of Mozambique: Lovoa

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

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: Lovoa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=815, retrieved 18 May 2024

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