4836.010 Zanha Hiern

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees. Leaves paripinnate, but often appearing imparipinnate; see the Zanha golungensis page for images showing this effect. Inflorescence a short paniculate thyrse. Sepals 4-6. Petals 0. Stamens (3-)4-7. Ovary 2-locular; loculi with 2 ovules. Fruit 1-seeded by abortion, ± drupaceous, indehiscent. Seed 1; arillode 0.

Derivation of name: origin of the name uncertain, possibly commemorating the German plant collector, Karl Herman Zahn, 1865-1940.

Worldwide: 3 species, 2 in tropical Africa and one in Madagascar.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Zanha golungensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
africana (Radlk.) ExellN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
golungensis HiernN,W,EDescription, Image

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Other sources of information about Zanha:

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Flora of Malawi: Zanha
Flora of Mozambique: Zanha
Flora of Zambia: Zanha

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Zanha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=913, retrieved 17 August 2022

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