3510.000 Intsia Thouars

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

Description of the genus

Trees deciduous. Stipules basally connate. Leaves paripinnate; leaflets in few pairs, opposite, large. Inflorescence panicles, terminal. Flowers large, white, pink or red; calyx with disc produced to the top of the elongated tube, lobes slightly unequal; petals only 1 developed, orbicular with a distinct claw. Fruit pods, large, flat, oblong, somewhat woody. Seeds 1-8 not arillated.

Worldwide: 3 species in South East Asia.

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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bijuga (Colebr.) O. Kuntze

Other sources of information about Intsia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Intsia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2216, retrieved 8 December 2021

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