Icuria Wieringa

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

Description of the genus

Trees, apparently evergreen, unarmed. Leaves paripinnate, with 1–2 pairs of leaflets; leaflets sessile, with only slightly excentric main nerve; stipules free, valvate in bud, caducous. Flowers in axillary panicles, almost sessile, ± distichous; bracts small, early caduous; bracteoles pinkish, valvate, shortly fused near base. Hypanthium very short or absent, when present fused with the bracteoles. Sepals reduced, only the adaxial one sometimes present and often fused to the bracteoles; petals usually 0, rarely a vestigial lateral one present. Fruit pods oblong-obovate, broadest near the apex, beaked, compressed, woody, dehiscent. Seeds elliptic in outline, with a protruding base; testa very thin.

Worldwide: One species in coastal Mozambique.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dunensis Wieringa[End]N

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External websites:

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

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: Icuria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2358, retrieved 2 December 2020

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