7181.000 Tectona L.f.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees, tall, deciduous, indumentum stellate. Leaves large, opposite or whorled, petiolate. Inflorescence panicles, terminal, with many dichotomous cymes; bracts small, narrow, early deciduous; calyx campanulate, tube short, lobes spreading. Fruit enclosed in large persistent calyx, endocarp bony, exocarp thin. Seeds oblong.

Worldwide: Species 3 in tropical Asia.

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tectona

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tectona.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1872, retrieved 2 October 2022

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