5315.000 Trimeria Harv.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves 5-9-nerved from the base; margin toothed. Male flowers in axillary panicles: perianth of 6-10 lobes in 2 rows; stamens 9-12 in 3-4 bundles; alternating with disk glands. Female flowers in spike-like racemes: perianth similar to male; ovary 1-locular. Capsule 3-valved, with a red aril.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Trimeria grandifolia subsp. grandifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
grandifolia (Hochst.) Warb. subsp. grandifolia EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Trimeria:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Trimeria
Flora of Mozambique: Trimeria

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Trimeria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Trimeria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Trimeria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Trimeria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Trimeria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Trimeria
JSTOR Plant Science: Trimeria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Trimeria
Plants of the World Online: Trimeria
Tropicos: Trimeria
Wikipedia: Trimeria

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: Trimeria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=979, retrieved 26 May 2024

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