Nesogordonia Baill.

Wild, H. (1960-1) Sterculiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2)

Description of the genus

Small or large trees, more or less stellate-pubescent at least on the young parts. Leaves petiolate, simple; stipules caducous, small. Flowers solitary or axillary, in pedunculate, few-flowered cymes; pedicels articulated. Sepals 5, valvate; petals 5, often somewhat twisted. Fruit a capsule obconic, truncate and excavated at the apex, with 5 rather thick wings, dehiscent into 5 valves, with 1–2 seeds per loculus. Seeds with a unilateral wing.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
holtzii (Engl.) L.C. Barnett & DorrN,Z

Other sources of information about Nesogordonia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Nesogordonia., retrieved 15 August 2020

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