4763.000 Glenniea Hook. f.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves spirally arranged or decussate, unifoliate or paripinnate; leaflets opposite to alternate, exstipulate; margins entire or wavy, leathery. Inflorescence racemes or panicles with few spreading branches, terminal, usually in upper leaf axils. Flowers regular; sepals 4 or 5-lobed, basally connate, equal persistent and recoiled after anthesis; petals 5, minute, broader than long, shortly clawed, concave, woolly ciliate, caduceus; disk complete, bi-lobed, adnate to base of calyx. Fruit variable, depressed-globose, indehiscent, fleshy or hard, sometimes bi-lobed. Seeds with a thin crustaceous tests, without aril.

Worldwide: 8 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Glenniea
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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: Glenniea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=904, retrieved 24 May 2024

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