Scorodophloeus Harms

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves paripinnate, with 2–many leaflets; stipules linear, caducous; leaflets alternate, sessile, asymmetric, midrib subcentral. Inflorescence racemose, usually simple. Hypanthium present, up to 5 mm long; sepals 4, subequal; petals white, 4–5, subequal. Ovary 2-ovulate. Fruit pods without a lateral nerve; dorsal suture winged.

Worldwide: Three species in tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
fischeri (Taub.) J. LéonardN
torrei Lock[End][VU]N,Z

Other sources of information about Scorodophloeus:

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Scorodophloeus., retrieved 27 September 2022

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