5062.010 Triplochiton K.Schum.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves large, palmately-lobed. Flowers all bisexual, in reduced axillary or terminal cymes. Bracts present and also 3 bracteoles forming an involucre beneath the calyx. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals present and large (c.3.5 × 2.5 cm), tomentose with a basal claw. Staminodes present (5) and conspicuous. Fruit of 5 winged carpels

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Triplochiton zambesiacus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
zambesiacus Milne-Redh.[NrEnd?]N,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Triplochiton:

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Flora of Zambia: Triplochiton
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Triplochiton

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Triplochiton.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=954, retrieved 6 February 2023

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