Pterygota Schott & Endl.

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

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves cordate, usually entire maybe lobed when very young. Inflorescence racemose or paniculate, axillary; calyx campanulate, 5-lobed to base, lobes reflexed at apex; petals absent. Fruit follicles, woody, sub-globose, long-stiped. Seeds many, with long and wide apical wing.

Worldwide: Species 20 in Africa and tropical Asia.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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?alata (Roxb.) R. Br.N

Other sources of information about Pterygota:

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Flora of Zambia: Pterygota

External websites:

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

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: Pterygota., retrieved 5 December 2022

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