Buchnerodendron Gürke

Wild, H. (1960) Flacourtiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1)

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs or small trees. Stipules caducous. Leaves simple, alternate; petiolate; margins toothed and frequently cordate. Flowers in axillary, cymose panicles, racemes or fascicles, bisexual or unisexual, rarely dioecious. Sepals 3, subvalvate, free to the base. Petals 6–12, imbricate, larger than the sepals. Ovary 1-locular. Fruit a globose, dehiscent capsule. Seeds moderately numerous, ovoid or compressed, with a crustaceous testa.

Worldwide: 2 species in East and Central Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lasiocalyx (Oliv.) GilgN,ZDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Buchnerodendron:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Buchnerodendron.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2275, retrieved 13 December 2017

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