4735.000 Atalaya Blume

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate (rarely imparipinnate) sessile or petiolate. Inflorescence a paniculate thyrse. Flowers spuriously polygamous. Sepals 5, 2 exterior ones smaller. Petals (4)5, each with a scale. Disk annular, sometimes lobed. Stamens 8, inserted within the lobes of the disk; ovary 3-locular, 3-lobed; loculi 1-ovulate. Fruits 2–3-winged. Seeds without arillodes.

Derivation of name: Species 14, in Australia and New Guinea and 3 species in southern Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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alata (Sim) H.M.L. ForbesM

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

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: Genus page: Atalaya.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2194, retrieved 1 December 2021

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