Grandidiera Jaub.

Description of the genus

Tree with lencicellate branches. Leaves alternate, simple, hairless; margin entire. Flowers axillary in 1-few-flowered racemes. Distinguished by its fruit bearing 4-8 papery wings.

Derivation of name: After Alfred Grandidier (1836-1921), French naturalist and explorer who travelled to the Americas, Zanzibar, India and particularly Madagascar.

Worldwide: A single species in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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boivinii Jaub.MSDescription

Other sources of information about Grandidiera:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Grandidiera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Grandidiera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Grandidiera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Grandidiera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Grandidiera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Grandidiera
JSTOR Plant Science: Grandidiera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Grandidiera
Plants of the World Online: Grandidiera
Tropicos: Grandidiera
Wikipedia: Grandidiera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Grandidiera., retrieved 15 April 2024

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