4085.000 Teclea Delile

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, without prickles. Leaves alternate, (1-)3-foliolate. Inflorescence of axillary and terminal, racemes, panicles or clustered cymes. Flowers usually unisexual by abortion, 4(-5)-merous. Sepals united to form a 4-5-lobed cup-shaped calyx. Male flowers: stamens 4-5. Female flowers: ovary 1-locular. Fruit drupaceous, 1-seeded.

Worldwide: 30 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 6 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
crenulata (Engl.) Engl.Z
gerrardii I. Verd.M
myrei Exell & Mendonça
nobilis DelileMS (other?)Description, Image
rogersii MendonçaT
trichocarpa (Engl.) Engl.

Other sources of information about Teclea:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Teclea
Flora of Zambia: Teclea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P., Dondeyne, S. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Teclea.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=806, retrieved 1 November 2014

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